7 used the tagline target:Iraq for its coverage of the Iraq War in 2003.
Did NBC and MSNBC share broadcasts?
Same as a line the NBC coverage used. Works for consistency across the coverage.
MSNBC had 24/7 coverage with Tom Brokaw giving NBC News Special Reports on network coverage.
“Limited commercials”, not commercial free.
Limited commercials in the US has a sponsor at the start ot the program
Port Arthur is trending today due to the anniversary of the massacre on 28 April 1996.
Opening of NBC’s Today on 26 April
Media descended on Tasmania and we saw the use of Watermarks on exclusive video.
On this day (*or yesterday, if you like) 1988: The BBC Six O’Clock News studio was invaded by pro-LGBT rights protestors against Section 28, a bill that could ban school from teaching homosexuality. “BEEB MAN SITS ON LESBIAN”, tabloids proclaimed the next day, as presenter of the night, Nicholas Witchell, muffled one of the protestors violently.
This was the Nine on the incident:
The control room perspective:
And the protestor’s retrospective a few years ago:
Interesting video that shows what US satellite television service DirecTV was showing on 9/11:
And what New York was showing:
Plus in 2003, a blackout lasting 30 hours kept NYC in the dark, here’s ABC7’s coverage:
12 months ago today Australian woke to the news of the Queen’s death. Sunrise and Today both had 4:30 am starts.
Just uploaded TEN Eyewitness News from January 29, 1986 covering the space shuttle Challenger disaster last night https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCI6T5Kjy8s&t=21s
10 had a huge news team in the 80s with CNN access whenever a big news story breaks around the world
I think it was Seven that first had CNN in the 1980s when it launched its satellite link to the US, leading to them showing CNN (and NBC) content in News Overnight from 1985. Maybe it wasn’t exclusive access if Ten was also using footage, or there was some sort of pool arrangement for major news.
Correct. 7 and CNN was stronger in 1985 for news than 7 were with NBC. That year was the first I’d ever heard of CNN through Seven’s overnight promis.