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January 31, 2012

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Today saw the launch of 3VTV, a new local television channel for Blaenau Gwent. Run by the Micro-Broadcasting Centre in partnership with the University of Wales, Newport, the channel will broadcast via the internet short films  about local people, made … Continue reading

February 25, 2010

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» Local TV pioneer to speak at ATRiuM

News is the lifeblood of democracy, so there’s a lot at stake in the bidding to become the next provider of it for TV viewers in Wales. 

Glamorgan students can hear from one of the more intriguing bidders – Gordon Main – in a guest lecture on Tuesday 2 March  in the cinema (2pm). 

Gordon’s pioneering work with an online TV service for Pembrokeshire drove him to put forward an idea for a network of 22 local news operations for Wales. 

His lecture could not be more timely, as a contribution to the debate about the future of news. 

 A full list of  forthcoming TV/Media/Journalism lectures at the Atrium:  

·         March 2: Gordon Main, Pembrokeshire TV  

·         March 2: Oona King, Channel 4 

·         March 16: Liz Davies, Abergavenny Chronicle 

·         March 17: Hywel William, Ofcom 

·         March 23: Karen Voisey, BBC