verb (past and past participle narrowcast or narrowcasted)[no object]
- Transmit a television program, especially by cable, or otherwise disseminate information, to a comparatively small audience defined by special interest or geographical location: the channel is licensed to narrowcast only to nondomestic outlets (as noun narrowcasting) one journal has avoided the narrowcasting that seems to enslave so many mainstream magazinesMore example sentences
- If there was an emerging trend it was about narrowcasting to specific audiences based on particular issues or demographics relevant to these audiences.
- Apparently the implications for broadcasting and narrowcasting, for social glue and public ethos, are enormous.
- Now there are hundreds of channels narrowcasting to every conceivable interest.
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- Transmission by narrowcasting: Colorado women’s volleyball narrowcasts [as modifier]: narrowcast specialty channelsMore example sentences
- One of the significant cultural aspects of the Internet is that, given its narrowcast properties, it's been able to open up the discussion.
- Here, the news isn't just partisan but gleefully partisan: conservative, red-in-the-face news narrowcast to the red states.
- It can also use existing broadcast infrastructure, so it needs neither the infrastructure of narrowcast nor the construction of new broadcast infrastructure.
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- So the TV advertising folks are literally broadcasters, and the direct mail folks are narrowcasters.
- We describe several scenarios where a system based on the model enables novel interaction between the narrowcaster and consumer.
- As a narrowcaster, you can spread the information and create more critical mass.
1930s: back-formation from narrowcasting, on the pattern of broadcasting.
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