NBN Television Newsnight May-July 1988 (BETACAM 8)

This Newsnight tape is part of the NBN Television archive and was digitised by our first UON Communication student Tom Sinclair who undertook a WIL (work integrated learning) practicum in the GLAMx Living Histories Digitisation Lab in September 2017. Many thanks to Phillip Lloyd and Barry Nancarrow (former NBN Television staff) who are digitising various forms of material from 1988, including BVU tapes, Index cards and listing items as they are appeared in the ‘Newsnight’ series footage. In total 28 taped stories from “Newsnight” current affairs and cued sheets were digitised and scanned.

Newsnight BETACAM 8 tape contains:
00:09 – 03:17 Coal Background “The Debate Begins”
03:29 – 07:59 Prosthetic Story “Done Our Job”
08:13 – 12:22 Monorail Novorail “Knockers In The City”. Discussion about removing heavy rail to open up the city. John McNaughton and Transport Bruce Baird interviewed.
12:35 – 13:19 City High Rise
13:30 – 14:58 Missing Kids
15:36 – 17:29 Council Development
17:47 – 18:08 Teaser “Fame Is Fickle”
18:19 – 24:21 Cessnock “Maybe Too Late”

We also thank WIL students and volunteers for their contributions in digitising the NBN Television Archive.


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