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Teletext R Podcast, 14 April 2020 – Teletext In A Time of Crisis

In these testing times, teletext is needed more than ever. Could this signal a revival for the BBC Red Button?

Also in this episode, we discuss how teletext artists are documenting the lockdown, and Teletext R superfan Wayne Dearden performs some excellent teletext covers of popular musical tracks.

Show thumbnail is part of ‘Inattention‘ by Raquel Meyers.

Direct download: Teletext R Podcast 14 April 2020 (44mb)

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Contents (spoilers)

0:45 BBC Red Button as an Emergency Broadcast System
11:30 Social Teletext Network by Studio Ronnenberg
24:20 Events update (all postponed)
25:20 Documenting the lockdown through teletext art: ‘Inattention’ by Raquel Meyers
30:15 Feedback, teletext on The Boring Talks, #Teletext50, Teefax on Talksport
38:35 Wayne Dearden’s teletext-related cover of Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm

Links

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Dan Farrimond

Teletext artist and head mad scientist at the UK Teletext Art Research Lab (TARL). | hello [at] teletextart (dot) co *dot* uk | danfarrimond.co.uk

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