13 December 2010 archive

Obituary: James Dibble

James Dibble, one of Australia’s first television newsreaders, has died from cancer at the age of 87. A former radio announcer, Dibble made history when he presented ABC’s first television news bulletin on the opening night of ABN2, Sydney, on 5 November 1956. As ABC’s principal newsreader in Sydney, he also read the broadcaster’s first …

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Southern Cross Ten says ‘hello’ to 11

Regional broadcaster Southern Cross Media has made an announcement to the Australian Stock Exchange stating that it intends to launch Network Ten’s new digital channel 11 on the Southern Cross Ten eastern states network on 11 January, the same date that it launches on Ten in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. The announcement covers …

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