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My Millennium

Title
My Millennium
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1996
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Duration
00:46:02
Description
My Millennium asks leading men and women to outline their vision of the world beyond 2000: David Banks talks to television supremo Greg Dyke. Covers: effect of social class; Labour Party; having to make redundancies at LWT; political change; his early career and education; need for re-organisation of the BBC and its relationship with government; commercialisation of television; Rupert Murdoch dominating media; new delivery systems for TV including paying; multiple TV channels; the Internet; Director-General post at the BBC and if he would take it; predicts we will watch less television; pessimistic view of future for the UK. Producer Simon Hobbs, series devised by Jackie(?) Wilson.
Contributors
Greg Dyke; Simon Hobbs; David Banks; Jackie(?) Wilson
Keywords
Politics; Labour Party; Television; Business; BBC; Mass media; Television programmes; Commercial television; Satellite television; Future developments; Rupert Murdoch; Greg Dyke; Television stations; LWT; Internet; Forecasting; Social class; Businessmen

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