Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan records contains the Federal Communications Commission case proceedings of ACLU vs Gross Telecasting, Inc. which owned WJIM, WJIM-FM and WJIM-TV. The ACLU claimed Gross Telecasting, Inc. committed violations such as failure to make their license renewal public, clipping the credits of movies to show local news and commercials, and distortion of the news. The records contain transcripts of the proceedings, briefs, and appeals.
The collection contains surveys and reports about state governors and broadcast news, the Lansing Mexican-American community, and an audience study of the African American radio program "Takin' Care of Business". There is also a catalog of Michigan State University's classic radio programs which gives details of radio programs from the 1940s-1960s. The collection also includes brochures and annual reports.
The Instructional and Public Television records consist of materials related to WMSB-TV and WKAR-TV including press releases, policy, brochures, reports, and program information. The collection also includes audio-visual materials such as photographs, film and video. These AV materials include Commencements and State of the University events.