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Public broadcasting and the intelligent butterfly

Volume 6, Issue 1

December, 1999

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Craddock, P. (2000). Public broadcasting and the intelligent butterfly. Pacific Journalism Review, 6(1): 121-132.
Author(s): Patrick Craddock
Publication date: 
January, 2000

In reality the public broadcster has much in common with the butterfly motif used for the title of this article, by settling on the map of community happenings to interview and broadcast what "appears" to be news. But freedom from economic and political pressures and freedm to select what news will be the events of the day are prime elements.