Technology / Television (TV) / American Federation Of Television And Radio Artists (AFTRA): An AFL-CIO union of broadcasting workers. Headquartered in N.Y., near the offices of the major networks, it is the primary organization of broadcast talent, with 30 locals. Performers who appear in TV and radio commercials are required to be members of this union and/or other unions. However, spokespersons and others who are retained by public relations practitioners for talk shows and other radio and TV programs are not required to be union members, since they are generally not paid for their services.
Federation Verb Synonyms: combination, confederacy, confederation, amalgamation, coalition, league, alliance, union, association, Bund, society
Radio Adjective Synonyms: receiver, portable (radio), crystal set, wireless, transistor, ghetto-blaster, tranny or trannie, boom box
Radio Noun Synonyms: transmit, broadcast, air, disseminate, announce, present
Television Verb Synonyms: TV, video (receiver), small screen, box, idiot box, telly, boob tube, tube, goggle-box
Entertainment / Literature / Point Of View: The way a story gets told and who tells it. It is the method of narration that determines the position, or angle of vision, from which the story unfolds. Point of view governs the reader's access to t MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Point Of View Character: The central figure in a limited point of view narration, the character through whom the reader experiences the author's representation of the world. See point of view, above. MORE