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Have You Heard The News

Series

Series Name
This Week In Britain

Issue

Issue No.
640
Date Released
1971
Despatch
May 1971
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Have You Heard The News

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 1
Summary
COI synopsis: There is a crisis facing the Press today which has led to a fight for circulation and survival between the ten national dailies left. In recent years several newspapers have gone under and this week sees the merging of the Daily Mail and Sketch. Jacky Gillott meets one man who has successfully overcome these problems - Alistair Hetherington, Editor of the Guardian.
Keywords
Newspapers
Written sources
The National Archives INF 6   /1272 - used for synopsis
COI Catalogue Cards [BFI National Archive]
COI Reference
MI 936/640
Credits:
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Cutter
T. Wedgwood

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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Web
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Phone
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Fax
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Address
21 Stephen Street
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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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