Music Television

Steve Finn / Staff
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August 01, 2019 - 11:55 am
It was on this day, August 1, 1981, MTV signed on the air. The first music video played by the new rock music channel was “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles. Yet thirty-eight years later - the radio star - and radio as an entertainment medium - are still viable forces in American society...
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August 01, 2018 - 8:28 pm
37 years ago today, the music video “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles launched MTV into homes across America. But contrary to many predictions – “video” did not kill the “radio star.” What is it about radio that makes it a powerful medium that today reaches over 90% of America? The idea...
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August 01, 2018 - 10:52 am
On this day, August 1, 1981, MTV signed on the air; and the first music video the new music channel played was “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles. And thirty-seven years later, the radio star - and radio as an entertainment medium - are still viable forces in American society. Today,...
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