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CRN Segments Round 5: Facebook of the 50s (Northside Radio)

Lachlan Wyllie, 4th July 2017
Social Media of the 1950s #RetroFacebook
  • Producer: Jane Arakawa
  • Station: Northside Radio (2NSB), Sydney NSW
  • Duration: 01:30 minutes (90 seconds) per segment
  • Tags: social media, history, comedy, 
  • Suitable for: entertainment programming, general programming, light entertainment programming
  • Download PDF icon Facebook of the 50s Cue Sheets

A humorous reflection on social media by Penelope Hereford-Jones, who has seen it all before and is not all that fussed with Facebook. Producer Jane Arakawa has researched and recorded Penelope’s topical social snippets selected from the Women’s Weekly social jottings of the 1950s. From the fears of new technology overrunning households to budgetary sustainability and royal shenanigans, the clickbait of the 50s is revealed in the hashtag.

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