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Aircheck Sunday: AIR Sport Half Hourly Updates 7-Sep-2008

November 16th, 2008 at 09:50am

Something new for a Sunday on Samuel’s Blog, it’s Aircheck Sunday. Basically the idea is that I put various bits of my recent on-air activities online for your enjoyment/amusement/critique/ignoring. I’m going back to September for this one as I have a bit of audio to upload from the last couple of months and that should keep us busy for the next few weeks. Whether this feature continues on a weekly or irregular basis after that is a decision that I will have to make at the time.

At this, rather early stage, it’s quite possible that I might put it on a fortnightly basis, with a new series of Samuel In Dolgnwot filling the gaps. Just a thought.

Anyway, back to the afternoon of Sunday, the 7th of September, and the half hourly sport updates from 2pm onwards. Although technically the news service ceases at 5pm on weekends, we generally run with a 5:30 update for SA/NT network stations to use during the 5pm news in their timezone and for the other states to run with the 6pm bulletin if they so-desire. As it happened on this particular day, the AFL just took a bit longer to finish than expected, and we went with a 6pm update as well.


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Copyright notice: Copyright on this audio is jointly held by Samuel Gordon-Stewart and Australian Independent Radio News and is made available for personal use, and “fair use” as defined by copyright legislation only. This audio may not be redistributed without the prior written permission of either copyright holder.


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  • 1. padders  |  November 16th, 2008 at 6:32 pm

    Hi Samuel,

    “At the sports desk, I’m Samuel Gordon”…

    Why are you only Samuel Gordon at the Sports Desk? Do I assume what might be called the ‘Robertson hypothesis’ – that the sports desk is not worthy of your full moniker?

  • 2. Samuel  |  November 16th, 2008 at 6:46 pm

    A while back I was asked to shorten my name for AIR News for a number of reasons, I chose to use Samuel Gordon.

    Sure, it only saves half a second, but it works better with the AIR format. I’m still using my full name elsewhere, as you’ll hear in future airchecks.


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