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Title The stories that changed Australia : 50 years of Four Corners / edited by Sally Neighbour
Published Sydney : HarperCollins, 2012

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 MELB  070.1950994 Nei/Stc  DUE 22-02-23
Description 274 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Summary In the fifty years it's been on air, Four Corners has broken more stories, triggered more headlines, generated more controversy and aired more high quality investigative journalist than any other program in Australia. In today's world of 24-hour news cycles it is an anarchronism, "a television miracle" as Kerry O'Brien puts it in his introduction to this book. But when it first went to air, no-one expected it to last. Now to mark its 50th anniversary, many of the program's most renowned journalists and producers look back on their biggest stories - from war, famines, and terrorism to indigenous rights, reproductive rights, and corruption in all corners of the globe. They take readers through the dramas and intrigue involved in bringing stories which anger people in high places to air. They tell what happened away from the cameras as well as on, share moments of humour and pathos and reflect on the vital role played by the ABC's flagship news program
Analysis Australian
Notes Introduction by Kerry O'Brien
Contributors: John Penlington, Peter Reid, Caroline Jones, Andrew Hogan, Jonathan Holmes, Mary Delahunty, Chris Masters, Peter Manning, Jenny Brockie, David Marr, Liz Jackson, Sally Neighbour, Debbie Whitmont, Sarah Ferguson
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Subject Four corners (Television program)
Television broadcasting of news -- Australia.
Television feature stories -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Documentary television programs -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Author Neighbour, Sally.
O'Brien, Kerry.
ISBN 9780733331053 (paperback)