NBN Television Newsnight, 1988 (BETACAM 18)

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 18 tape contains:

00:07 – 00:20 – The end of the interview with a Pelaw Main Resident on the traffic from Betacam17. Dated: 16/8/1988
00:31 – 02:32 – Weather shot. (no sound). Dated: 16/8/1988
02:43 – 11:46 – John Church has four guest and they are debating the Constitution changes before the referendum vote on Saturday. Dated: 30/8/1988
11:59 – 13:25 – A short report about ME (cut short) Dated: 5/9/1988
13:26 – 19:58 – John Church has four guest and they are debating the Constitution changes before the referendum vote on Saturday. Dated: 30/8/1988
20:09 – 25:41 – John Church reports on suffers of M.E. (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) commonly called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. He interviews a number of suffers who are learning to live with the illness and how they cope with their daily lives. He talks to Professor Dennis Wakefield about causes and cures. Part 1 Dated 5/9/1988

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


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