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Ads in the ‘90s (, )
Has the 'greed is good' world of the eighties been replaced by a new spirit of cooperation? How is advertising, the most selfish and successful of eighties industries coping? We look at the new "cari… Read more

Benetton (, 1989)
A report from London, Italy and America on the international controversy stirred up by two new posters in the immensely successful multi-racial Benetton advertising campaign. Accused of being both to… Read more

Blue Velvet (, 1989)
In American movies, nasty things often lurk beneath the calm surface of the American small town. With the help of David Lynch (Blue Velvet, Twin Peaks), Joe Dante (Gremlins) and David Thomson (Suspec… Read more

Celia (, 1989)
An interview with the Australian director of Celia about her film, on the eve of its British release. (Of particular interest due to the film's poor reception in Australia which has resulted in it pa… Read more

Drug Ads (, 1989)
On the launch of a new government antidrug campaign, The Media Show asks if it is possible to raise the issue without ending up "advertising" drugs. ... Read more

Green Advertising (, 1989)
A look at the genesis of a new Friends of the Earth advertisment. Do shock tactics work for environmental groups? How are advertising companies working alongside the environmentalists? ... Read more

Hawking (, 1989)
The Media Show goes on location with the making of the film version of A Brief History Of Time, Stephen Hawking's best-seller about the origins of the universe. Directed by Errol Morris (Thin Blue Li… Read more

Hong Kong (, 1989)
In the run-up to the hand-over of Hong Kong (the last British colony) to China, The Media Show examines political censorship of the media by the Hong Kong government. ... Read more

Kieslowski (, 1989)
An interview with Polish filmmaker Krysztof Kieslowski about his films, Short Film About Killing and Short Film About Love and the monumental Decalogue project. ... Read more

Mars Ad (Spike Lee, 1989)
Spike Lee directs a TV spot for "Air Jordans". ... Read more

New York Special (Emma Freud, 1989)
A special report from the world's number one media city. The Media Show talks to film directors, journalists and television producers; magazine editors and movie stars talk about what it's like to li… Read more

The Broadcast Ban (, 1989)
A year on from the Broadcast Ban, we look at what it has meant for television, from regional news to arts programmes. Of particular relevance to Behind The Mask. ... Read more

Zen Spot (, 1989)
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