the power of television

Subject: the power of television
From: Dorothy Window <>
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 08:37:40 +1000
Television is indeed a powerful tool, and in this day and age this
communication medium seems to appeal to a far greater audience than that
of radio.
It surprises me that the publicity people at BA have not grabbed the
opportunity to publicise Australia's birds in this way on TV in the
past.  Perhaps they have and I missed it!
If Australia as a nation put the same effort into publicising our birds
as they put into sport, our feathered friends would not be in the
precarious position they find themselves in today.  Taking care of our
birds and the environments upon which they depend is a a real investment
in Australia's future, whereas sporting pursuits are not - they simply
glorify the individual.
So, instead of the obligatory sporting segment at the end of every news
bulletin (on both TV and radio), how about Nature News?  (Melbourne Cup
exempted, of course!).  News and interviews could feature the happenings
of the moment.  What a breath of fresh air!
Dot in FNQ

Birding-Aus is on the Web at
To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send the message
"unsubscribe birding-aus" (no quotes, no Subject line)

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the birding-aus mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the archive e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU