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Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 26, 2007

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   Media and Academic Journals
Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
Description:

News Organization

Mission:

“On July 1, 1932 the Federal Government established the Australian Broadcasting Commission to run 12 existing radio stations. These were 2FC and 2BL (Sydney), 3AR and 3LO (Melbourne), 4QG (Brisbane), 5CL (Adelaide), 6WF (Perth), 7ZL (Hobart), 2NC (Newcastle), 2CO (Corowa), 4RK (Rockhampton) and 5CK (Crystal Brook). In 1956 ABC Television began transmission with the first broadcast from Sydney on 5 November and Melbourne a week later. In 1983 the Australian Broadcasting Act established the ABC as a corporation. The ABC went online with its website in 1995 covering six content areas.

ABC TV is Australia’s only national, commercial-free public television broadcaster. Under its charter, the broadcaster caters for the diverse interests and tastes of all Australians.”

“All about the ABC – Brochure,” ABC website (accessed Dec. 26, 2007)

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