ABC in Concert - Netflix

Posted on Sat 29 September 2018 in netflix

ABC in Concert is a revival of its old "Wide World of Entertainment" series from the 70's, this ABC series presented concert performances featuring a different rock or pop performer each week. Musical acts ranged from well-known performers like The Rolling Stones and Cher, to newer, up-and-coming acts like New Kids on the Block, Sinead O' Conner and Mariah Carey. These late-night concerts were also simultaneously broadcast on ABC radio.

Type: Variety

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: None

ABC in Concert - Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Netflix

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth. The ABC plays a leading role in journalistic independence and is fundamental in the history of broadcasting in Australia. It is modelled on the BBC in the United Kingdom. While originally financed by a similar method to the British model using consumer licence fees on broadcasting receivers, its funding has evolved to the current model approved by the Australian Parliament which, except for some programs on its digital iView service, does not involve direct fees on consumers, but is primarily a mix of direct grants from the government and commercial activities related to its core broadcasting mission. In recent times, the ABC provides television, radio, online and mobile services throughout metropolitan and regional Australia and overseas through Australia Plus and Radio Australia.

ABC in Concert - Independence and impartiality - Netflix

... the ABC gather and present news and information with impartiality and presents a diversity of perspectives so that, over time, no significant strand of thought or belief within the community is knowingly excluded or disproportionately represented. The broadcaster is expected to take no editorial stance other than a commitment to fundamental democratic principles.

Under the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Act 1983, the ABC Board is bound to “maintain the independence and integrity of the Corporation” and to ensure that “the gathering and presentation by the Corporation of news and information is accurate and impartial according to the recognized standards of objective journalism.” In relation to impartiality and diversity of perspectives, the current ABC editorial policy requires of the broadcaster that:

ABC in Concert - References - Netflix