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The Resource A remote possibility : the battle for Imparja Television, Wendy Bell

A remote possibility : the battle for Imparja Television, Wendy Bell

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A remote possibility : the battle for Imparja Television
Title
A remote possibility
Title remainder
the battle for Imparja Television
Statement of responsibility
Wendy Bell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"When the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA) decided to apply for a remote television satellite licence twenty years ago, success seemed a remote possibility. Winning the licence would make Imparja the first Aboriginal-controlled commercial television station, not only in Australia but the world, with a transmission footprint larger than Western Europe. CAAMA, a very new community organisation, had a battle on its hands to satisfy remote communities, two governments, the Australian Broadcasting Tribunal, the media and to convince the wider public that it had the capacity to set up and run a television station. It was a big leap from community radio and recording the music of Aboriginal artists into the world of media moguls like Kerry Packer. The challenges continue to the present day, managing social and cultural integrity within one of the toughest commercial environments in Australia, along with the need to meet community expectations regarding language and cultural programming. This is a struggle against all odds, a story of heroes, densely populated with strong characters, both for and against Imparja's existence and its survival."--Provided by publisher
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Bell, Wendy
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Imparja Television
  • Business enterprises, Aboriginal Australian
  • Television broadcasting
  • Television broadcasting policy
  • Artificial satellites in telecommunication
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A remote possibility : the battle for Imparja Television, Wendy Bell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-[355]) and index
Contents
Snapshot -- Pt. 1. Genesis of a debate. 1. Aboriginal broadcasting begins ; 2. Satellite fever -- Pt. 2. Ways of seeing. 3. CAAMA Radio and the satellite ; 4. Black images on screen ; 5. Cause and effect ; 6. Two inquiries and the satellite launch -- Pt. 3. Where metaphors meet. 7. Decision-making rituals ; 8. A fit and proper person ; 9. The gathering of the clan ; 10. Financial capability ; 11. An adequate and comprehensive service ; 12. Counsel's summing up and the tribunal's decision -- Pt. 4. The battle for Imparja. 13. The second hearing : two big surprises ; 14. The all-important financial evidence ; 15. Winning and losing ; 16. Building a station -- Imparja today
Control code
12232672
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
361 p.
Isbn
9781864650976
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(AuCNLKIN)000042577849
Label
A remote possibility : the battle for Imparja Television, Wendy Bell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-[355]) and index
Contents
Snapshot -- Pt. 1. Genesis of a debate. 1. Aboriginal broadcasting begins ; 2. Satellite fever -- Pt. 2. Ways of seeing. 3. CAAMA Radio and the satellite ; 4. Black images on screen ; 5. Cause and effect ; 6. Two inquiries and the satellite launch -- Pt. 3. Where metaphors meet. 7. Decision-making rituals ; 8. A fit and proper person ; 9. The gathering of the clan ; 10. Financial capability ; 11. An adequate and comprehensive service ; 12. Counsel's summing up and the tribunal's decision -- Pt. 4. The battle for Imparja. 13. The second hearing : two big surprises ; 14. The all-important financial evidence ; 15. Winning and losing ; 16. Building a station -- Imparja today
Control code
12232672
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
361 p.
Isbn
9781864650976
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(AuCNLKIN)000042577849

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