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Archive for January, 2010

World changing technology…

Posted by ken On January - 31 - 2010

When TV began in WA the equipment was primitive by today’s standards. Almost everything was thermionic valve driven, bulky, power hungry and in constant need of adjustment and a higher maintenance risk. Each time TVW took the PYE image orthicon cameras out on an outside broadcast there was a high likelihood of component faults. TVW’s […]

Ongoing Media Challenges

Posted by ken On January - 24 - 2010

The media is constantly undergoing transition ever since the invention of paper and the Gothenburg printing press took over from monks in an abbey, each working with ink, paint, brush and pen. This was an important first step towards the democratisation of knowledge. The invention of photography, the telegraph, telephone, motion pictures, radio, television, satellites, […]

TVW Reunion Recap

Posted by ken On January - 21 - 2010

A collage of images taken during the TVW Reunion held at Seven’s studios on Sunday October 18th, 2009. Content courtesy of Nigel Felangue, Gordon McColl and Seven News.

ABC to launch a 24-hour TV News channel in 2010.

Posted by ken On January - 21 - 2010

The ABC will launch Australia’s first free-to-air 24-hour television news channel in 2010. The news channel will be launched on the ABC’s HD channel, adding to the range of services offered by the broadcaster on ABC1, ABC2 and ABC3. Further details of the new channel, including the program schedule and launch date, will be outlined […]


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