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Here Is the News Television (Full Length) – 1992 Documentary

Here Is the News

Television (Full Length) – 1992 Documentary

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In the 60s when television news started to go to the public there was no training given in the techniques of television. We were all radio reporters ... It was radio with pictures.
– Former reporter Fred Cockram, talking about the early days of television news.
They said I had a dreadful New Zealand accent ... I was on TV every night, but I never passed the BBC “round tones” test.
– Former reporter Carol Archie
It is a performance - but it’s a minute performance compared to a stage performance.
– Dougal Stevenson on the job of newsreading