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Decision makers

Title
Decision makers
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
27 Feb 1982
Year of production
1982
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Duration
00:24:05
Description
Decision Makers: Information Technology. Presenter: Judith Dawson. Documentary on information technology revolution in the workplace and in the home; opposition of trade unions; computers in industry; cheaper costs; effect on industry; telecommunications; satellite communications; cable communications; data protection. Interviews: Kenneth Baker MP; Graham Morris, British Computer Society; Brian Quinn, Visnews; Barry Sherman, Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs (ASTMS) union; Michael Meacher MP. Researcher Marthe Kearney, engineer Heather Branwell.
Contributors
Kenneth Baker; Michael Meacher; Barry Sherman; Judith Dawson; Heather Branwell; Martha Kearney; Graham Morris; Brian Quinn
Keywords
Industry; Data protection; Technological change; ASTMS; Information technology; Satellite communications; Cable television; Computers

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