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Archive for November, 2011

The end of Local TV… or is it?

Posted by ken On November - 24 - 2011

The end of Local TV… or is it? At a recent gathering of folk involved in the media, former TVW Managing Director Kevin Campbell detailed the desirable affects of an intensely-local television format, which proved most successful in Canada. Former TVW Managing Director Kevin Campbell This is the Citytv concept. Kevin also outlined his funding […]

New Age Museums can dramatically boost tourism

Posted by ken On November - 18 - 2011

New Age Museums can dramatically boost tourism In our recent story titled “Finding a new home for TV stations and memorabilia” we pointed out that the Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television (AMMPT) has been seeking a home for the last decade, without success. It would seem that remembering our immediate cinema, radio and […]

Most Popular WA TV History Web Pages

Posted by ken On November - 15 - 2011

Most Popular WA TV History Web Pages According to Google Analytics, the WA TV History web site has to date had 1,145,714 successful requests for individual web pages. The actual figure is much larger than that as Google Analytics were not installed on the site as of day one. The visitors come from all over […]

From Papers to PCs: the story of the media in Western Australia Exhibition from 27 October 2011 to 15 January 2012 The story of newspapers, telegraph, cinema, radio, television and the internet, and the impact they have made on the lives of Western Australians over the years. Media Exhibition at the State Library of WA […]

Finding a new home for TV stations and memorabilia

Posted by ken On November - 7 - 2011

Finding a new home for TV stations and memorabilia The ABC has moved house to soon be followed by Seven, Nine and possibly Ten. Moving, demolition and rebuilding seems to be all the rage in Perth at the moment. A number of concerns do so because they want to, some to improve profitability, others disappear […]


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