Book Chapter

Public Interest and Private Passion: Ken Inglis on the ABC

Glyn Davis

'I Wonder' The Life and Work of Ken Inglis | Monash University Publishing | Published : 2020

Abstract

Background • Broadcasting in Australia • A reflection on the central contribution of Ken Inglis through his two volumes on the ABC • To trace the origins of the project, interview the author, and reflect on the impact Research Contribution • A great historian such as Ken Inglis, showing patience and deep archival research, can produce an important and enduring history of a major public institution Significance • The chapter is part of a Festschrift for Professor Inglis, who kindly agreed to be interviewed as part of the writing. It was presented in his presence at a conference held at Monash University, and then revised and updated after his death in December 2017.

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