NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 12)

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 12 tape contains:

Contents contain:
00:09 – 07:48 – An interview with Janet Vickers on,” Teenagers a Guide to Understanding Them” Dated: 21/6/1988
08:01 – 12:21 – John Church is reporting on the outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in the Hunter. Dated 21/6/1988
12:34 – 14:53 – An Orchestra playing. Dated: 28/6/1988
15:09 – 16:01 – Peppers Resort (No Sound) Dated: 5/7/1988
16:30 – 17:01 – Warders regained control at a Melbourne Prison when inmates started rioting. Dated: 12/7/1988
17:12 – 17:32 – An interview with Glen Sherrock. Dated: 12/7/1988
17:43 – 23:11 – All about Newcastle Collectors Dietmar Lederwasch and Yanni who collect music memorabilia, from the Beatles to comics. Dated: 9/8/1988

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

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