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Australian Broadcasting Commission : Policy and practice, 1932-48

Thomas, Alan William


During the 1930s and 1940s , members of the Australian Broadcasting Commission believed they could uplift theĀ· cultural standards of Australians. In their attempts to create an antipodean BBC, William James Cleary, R.J.F. Boyer and their fellow commissioners evolved policies and practices which continue to affect ABC operations. From its inception in 1932, the ABC met strong resistance both to its stated purpose and its very existence. The bulk of the population were more attracted to...[Show more]

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Date published: 1979
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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