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Bournemouth Media Archives

In her recent account of the Wisconsin Media Archives in CST online, Michele Hilmes comments on the surprising location of one of America's largest media archives, in the small, rural town of...

Wisconsin Media Archives

It may come as a surprise to learn that Madison, Wisconsin, far from the bright lights of Hollywood and New York, is home to the one of the largest and most significant collections of media...

TV at the BDC: Television Holdings at the Bill Douglas Centre

As television scholars know it can be hard to access information on the medium – there's the BFI library and archives, the National Media museum, and, if you are lucky (and usually only if you...

BBC North West gems revealed

The North West Film Archive's holdings of BBC North West regional news and documentaries lay safely in the vaults for 20 years. Marion Hewitt, the Archive's Director, explains how an AHRC award...