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Barry Shine interviewed by Rob Willis in the Voices of the bush oral history project [sound recording]
Bib ID 4604941
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Shine, Barry, 1948-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research and public use; written permission required for public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 2009 
1 sound file (ca. 62 min.) 
Series

Voices of the bush oral history project.

Summary

Barry Shine talks about his early life at Eugowra, N.S.W.; how he moved to Forbes and worked as a compositor at the Advocate; the working conditions and initiation ceremonies he experienced; working his way up to become Managing Editor of the paper; the changes in the industry over the years; the importance of newspapers in country towns; various aspects of the rural press in comparison to city papers.

Biography/History

Barry Shine is the editor of the Forbes Advocate newspaper.

Notes

Summary accompanied by photographs.

Recorded on March 31, 2009 at Forbes, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (6 p.) 
Subjects Shine, Barry, 1948- -- Interviews.  |  Advocate (Forbes, N.S.W.)  |  Newspaper editors -- New South Wales -- Forbes -- Interviews.  |  Newspapers -- New South Wales -- Forbes.  |  Country life -- New South Wales -- Forbes.  |  Forbes (N.S.W) -- Newspapers.
Occupation Newspaper editors.
Other authors/contributors Willis, Rob, 1944-, Interviewer

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