Ref NoGEM/6/3/3/8
TitlePublished history of Gemini News Service: 'News on a knife-edge: Gemini journalism and the global agenda'
Date[c1991]- May 2007
Extent1 file
Creator NameGemini News Service; 1967-2002; news agency
DescriptionRecords relating to the publication of, 'News on a knife-edge: Gemini journalism and a global agenda', by Richard Bourne, (John Libbey and Company, London, 1995), which provides an account of the history of Gemini News Service from its foundation in 1966 to just after its 25th anniversary in 1992, [c1991]- May 1997.

Includes outline presentations of the book, nd, [c1991]-[c1994]; correspondence with the Commonwealth Relations Trust concerning funding for the publication of the book, November 1992; three Tandy 5ΒΌ inch floppy diskettes containing lists of Gemini correspondents and stories; an interview with Derek Ingram; drafts of chapters one and two; the names of interviewees and an outline presentation to publishers and funders, nd, [c1992]-[c1994];correspondence between James Markwick (managing director of the Guardian newspaper), Derek Ingram (Gemini editor), Richard Bourne and John Libby and Company Limited concerning the publication of the book, June 1993 - August 1994; correspondence between Bethel Njoku (Gemini general manager) and Richard Bourne concerning lists of sources and payment for writing the book, November 1993; blank invitations to the book's launch party, hosted by Gemini and the Commonwealth Journalists Association at Marlborough House, London, 12 July 1995 and photocopies of the book's reviews from 'New African' magazine, 'The News', 'The Magazine of The Cambridge Society' and 'African Research and Documentation', May 1996 - May 1997.
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsSubject to access restrictions in line with the Data Protection Act.
Related MaterialA copy of, 'News on a knife-edge: Gemini journalism and the global agenda' is avaliable in the Historical Reference Library (HRL/467).
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