Fine Line

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Fine Line Episode 1
Episode One reveals something of the trade craft of journalism. We go into the Fairfax empire and watch senior reporter Frank Walker's struggle to persuade reluctant newsmakers to go "on…
Fine Line Episode 2
Episode Two considers the question: Does it matter whether journalists are objective in their interviews? We take the audience to the offices, control room and set of ABC TV's 7.30…
Fine Line Episode 3
Episode Three enters the tabloid world of early evening commercial current affairs programs and explores the impact of the race for ratings on what viewers see and hear. The outgoing…
Fine Line Episode 4
Episode Four considers how frontline news photographers answer the question "how far do you go"? We follow two photographers on a tense but entertaining assignment: covering the funeral of a…
Fine Line Episode 5
Episode Five looks at the taboos in journalism, the stories that are not broadly told. Leading journalists Maxine McKew, Ray Martin, Andrew Rule and Brisbane's Tony Koch talk about the…
Fine Line Episode 6
Episode Six takes viewers inside the daily operations of a popular tabloid newspaper. The film-makers were granted virtually unlimited access to reporters and photographers on the Sydney News Limited publication…

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