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    THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION, MR. K.G. OSEI-BONSU, HAS BEEN VISITING HIS COUNTRY'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION.?

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    MR. OSEI-BONSU BEING GREETED; TOURING VARIOUS DEPARTMENT; TALKING TO MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE.




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    Background: THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION, MR. K.G. OSEI-BONSU, HAS BEEN VISITING HIS COUNTRY'S BROADCASTING CORPORATION. AFTER TOURING MANY OF THE DEPARTMENTS OF THE COMPLEX ORGANISATION, HE TOLD THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE THAT THE CORPORATION WOULD BE GIVEN ALL IT NEEDED TO IMPROVE ITS SERVICES.

    THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF THE CORPORATION, MR. W.P. COLEMAN MET MR. OSEI-BONSU ON ARRIVAL AT BROADCASTING HOUSE. HE CONDUCTED HIM ON A THREE-HOUR TOUR OF THE BUILDING WHICH INCLUDED VISITS TO THE STUDIOS AND WORKSHOPS.

    IN THE TELEVISION NEWS ROOM, MR. SHANG-SIMPSON, ACTING HEAD OF NEWS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS SHOWED HIM ROUND. FILM FROM ALL OVER GHANA REACHES THESE OFFICES DAILY, AND THERE'S ALSO A DAILY PACKAGE OF FILM COVERING INTERNATIONAL EVENTS ROUND THE WORLD FROM VISNEWS.

    IN THE NATIONAL AND EXTERNAL NEWS ROOM, THE COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION WAS SHOWN ROUND BY THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, MR. DANIEL AWERE.

    THE GHANA BROADCASTING CORPORATION HAS A LARGE SCHOOLS DEPARTMENT WHICH PRODUCES A SERIES OF PUBLICATIONS. SOME 2,500 SCHOOLS SUBSCRIBE TO THESE PUBLICATIONS.

    AT THE OLD BROADCASTING HOUSE, NEAR FLAGSTAFF HOUSE, MR. PETER CHINERY, CHIEF TECHNICAL SUPERINTENDENT, SHOWED MR. OSEI-BONSU AROUND.

    THE DAY FINISHED WITH A MEETING IN THE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE ROOM. MR. OSEI-BONSU TOLD THE COMMITTEE THAT HE WAS HIGHLY IMPRESSED BY THE WORK OF THE CORPORATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8DQIIFID7I0H00C99FWNE2SRR
    Media URN:
    VLVA8DQIIFID7I0H00C99FWNE2SRR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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