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Argall, Janet

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Works: 170 works in 186 publications in 1 language and 60 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Filmed lectures  Terms and phrases  Educational films  Documentary television programs  Drama  Short films  Comedy films  Juvenile works  Interviews 
Roles: Director
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Publications about Janet Argall
Publications by Janet Argall
Most widely held works by Janet Argall
Advertising laws ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This program focuses on the banking industry's deal with talkback radio personality John Laws. The panel discusses the ethics of taking money in exchange for favourable comments and the inadequacies of the laws designed to regulate the industry
The 7.30 report ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Story 1: "A day after he finally announced his departure from politics, Peter Costello was still reflecting on what might have been." Story 2: "The use of chemotherapy drugs is a common way of trying to kill cancer cells in the body. The drugs are expensive but they are subsidised. However, the Federal Government believes the way the drugs are prepared is wasteful and up to $35 million can be saved annually through a more efficient system of dispensing. The proposed changes have met bitter opposition from pharmacists and medical professionals, who describe the new system as unworkable and dangerous." Story 3: "Sir Ken Robinson, a leading thinker on education, creativity and innovation, who has advised various governments and major global corporations, says that most education systems around the world, including Australia s, are still modelled on the needs of the industrial age, are already narrow and are getting narrower."--ABC website
The future of war ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
At the end of the twentieth century we are inventing new ways to fight wars. Technological advances have promised to transform war: battles will be won and lost by information power, not firepower. On the other hand, terrorists can also use technoogy to cause havoc and cripple society. Why bomb an airliner when you can hack into the air traffic control systems? Studio guests: Martin van Creveld, Professor of Military History and Strategy at Hebrew University, Jerusalem; François Heisbourg, Chief Strategist with Matra Defence, a European defence contractor ; and James Adams, former journalist and presently CEO of Infrastructure Defence, another defence contractor
Exploring practices in peacebuilding, mediation and conflict transformation : from the intimate to the international by Rob Halford( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Examines the question of journalistic integrity and independence in war reporting. Having learnt from the disastrous effects of media coverage of the Vietnam War in the Sixties and Seventies, Western armed alliances nowadays seek to carefully manage media coverage of military operations. The Gulf War with its 'coralling' of journalists in press conferences set the scene which has been repeated in the 1998-1999 NATO bombings of Iraq and Kosovo. NATO atrocities against Kosovan civilians are considered with regard to NATO's efforts to conceal the truth from 'their' journalists, and the principle of journalistic freedom in war reporting is considered more broadly. Studio guests: Robert Fisk, widely-travelled British foreign correspondent ; Stephen Badsey, Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst ; and Philip Taylor, Director of the Institute of Communication Studies, Leeds University
After the waves : Asia's tsunamis - one year on ( visu )
in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A year after the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, ABC correspondents return to the areas worst affected, to examine the efforts at recovery and renewal. Indonesia correspondent Tim Palmer retraces his unforgettable journey across the most devastated areas of Aceh. South-East Asia correspondent, Peter Lloyd looks at how the Australian Federal Police have assisted in the forensic identification of victims in Thailand. In Sri Lanka, Geoff Thompson reveals the people receiving international aid and those missing out. From India, Anne Maria Nicholson tracks one of the most extraordinary stories that have emerged after the tsunami? the massive waves revealed an unknown ancient temple
Hollow rings ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The campaigning journalist John Pilger says Aborigines are denied sporting opportunities enjoyed by non-indigenous Australians. If true, it's hardly a great advertisement for next year's Sydney Olympics and today in Sydney Mark Spitz, the American swimmer, accused the IOC of failing to properly enforce its anti-drugs policy. How tarnished has sport become? Studio guests: Professor Colin Tatz, Macquarie University ; Michael Porra, IMG Sydney ; Dr Doris Corbett, Howard University, Washington D.C
School's out by Alice Cooper( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
For centuries it's educated, socialised and prepared people for life, but the demands placed on our school system are increasing. This program asks whether traditional schools are working and if not, what is the alternative? Studio guests: Zoe Readhead, Principal Summerhill School ; Dr Marilyn Fleer, Education Dept., University of Canberra ; Wendy Priesnitz, author 'Free School'
Nicht ohne Risiko Rien sans risque by Harun Farocki( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This program focusses on the problem that whilst Australians are leaders in research they are unable to turn science and innovation into business. The government considers business a key to competitiveness but there is a need to take chances and innovate to increase market shares and profits. The panel considers some of the difficulties and challenges surrounding this issue
The 7.30 report ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Story 1: "While President Mahmoud Ahmedinijad has been affirmed as victor of Friday's disputed election result, dramatic protests continue across Iran. The streets of Tehran are now under control of the elite republican guard, who spearhead a violent crackdown which has seen at least 8 people killed. But while foreign journalists are largely being forced out of the country, a defiant generation of Iranians are turning to the internet to broadcast events to the world." Story 2: "Judy Moran has been refused bail at a court hearing this afternoon, after being arrested last night and charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder. Des Moran was shot and killed by masked gunmen in a suburban shopping strip on Monday. Police say this does not signal a revival of the gangland war."
Change in the weather ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The world's weather appears to be getting worse. There have been a series of severe storms all around the world and more destructive weather is forecast. The question being considered by this program is whether these climatic changes are part of a natural pattern or have we caused a fundamental shift by damaging our environment. Studio guests: Dr Bob Watson, Environment Program, World Bank ; Dr Geoff Jenkins, Hadley Centre for Climate Change ; Professor Tony McMichael, Londono School of Tropical Medicine
Sir Ken Robinson on creativity in schools, part 1 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Story 3: "Sir Ken Robinson, a leading thinker on education, creativity and innovation, who has advised various governments and major global corporations, says that most education systems around the world, including Australia s, are still modelled on the needs of the industrial age, are already narrow and are getting narrower."--ABC website
Working it out ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This program focusses on the problem of unemployment in Australia and the effects of government policies on lowly paid workers. The panel discusses the possibilities of finding a middle road between the United States and European approaches to protecting worker's rights
Hidden enemies ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
One day we could have vaccines against common cancers, heart disease and diabetes. On the other hand we've yet to defeat AIDS and new diseases seem to be emerging constantly. Does science really have what it takes to conquer our hidden enemies? Lateline talks to some of the participants taking part in an immunology conference. Studio guests: Professor David Baltimore ; Professor Rolf Zinkernagel ; Sir Gustav Nossal ; Professor Peter Doherty
Beyond Belief ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
It is predicted that as the millenium approaches, cult activity will increase around the world. Doomsday cults that predict the end of the world could thrive and mass suicides of cult members, as achieved by members of cults such as the Order of the Solar Temple and Heaven's Gate, could occur with greater frequency. This program includes an interview with a former member of the Solar Temple cult, Hermann Delorme of Florida, and a discussion with two cult experts, Dick Joslyn, who was a member of the Heaven's Gate cult from 1975 to 1990, and Eileen Barker, Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics, who specializes in the study of cults, sects and religious movements
Plumbing the depths ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
It is 200 years since the Mutiny on the Bounty. This program interviews descendants of the main players who have different points of view about what happened. Studio guests: Glynn Christian, descendant of Fletcher Christian ; Lady Paulina Hadley, descendant of Captain Bligh ; Professor Greg Dening, author 'Mr Bligh's bad language' ; Paul Brunton, Curator, Manuscripts, Mitchell Library
Taking care of business by Ontario( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
They signed up with companies to promote their products, but listeners were kept in the dark about the connection and the whole thing backfired. Till now, the focus has been on John Laws and his colleague at radio 2UE -- Alan Jones. But what about the companies involved? Are ethics an issue for Australian companies? Studio guests: Finance journalist Robert Gottliebsen, Stephen Cohen, director of graduate programs in professional ethics at the University of New South Wales and John Harrison, lecturer in business and advertising ethics at the Queensland University of Technology
The baby business ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Grace is one of the tens of thousands of Australian women who have put their faith in fertility treatments to help conceive a much longed-for baby. At 42, she's been through six unsuccessful rounds of IVF. The physical, emotional and financial toll is huge. Julia too, had dreams of becoming a mother, undergoing 8 rounds of fertility treatment. And while she willingly put her body in the hands of fertility specialists, she struggled to get a clear answer on just what her chances of having a baby actually were. This week's Four Corners looks at the booming business of fertility, where the industry pulls in more than half a billion dollars in revenue, and asks whether clinics are giving women clear, unambiguous advice about their chances of giving birth. Many fertility specialists say it's up to individual women to decide how much treatment they can take. But as this program shows, there are concerns, even from industry insiders, that some women undergoing IVF don't actually need it. Others warn against the practice of upselling - where women are sold expensive and unproven treatments that one doctor says is akin to snake oil. And disturbingly, they also have concerns about the potential harm fertility treatments could be causing for women - including potential links to cancer
Trading in truth ( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
South Africa has set up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission to deal with the violence and murder which took place under the apartheid regime. Indemnity has been offered to the protagonists if they come forward and publicly admit the truth to the Commission. The idea is that the truth will set the nation free but some are saying that it is causing more division and preventing the victims from obtaining justice. Studio guests: Yasmin Sooka, Truth and Reconciliation Commission ; Nkosanathi Biko, Steve Biko's son ; Graeme Simpson, Centre for the Study of Violence
Working with uncertainty ( visu )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discusses youth unemployment in Australia, and the need to create more permanent jobs
Second thoughts by James Byrne( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Germaine Greer is about to publish "The whole woman", the sequel to "The female eunuch" which she said she would never write. In this program Lateline interviews Germaine Greer
 
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