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JEHAN CASINADER: The internet has robbed us of the magic of television

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 03 Oct 2020

JEHAN CASINADER: The internet has robbed us of the magic of television
Jehan Casinader
Sat, 03 Oct 2020
Election season reminds me of the magic of television.As a kid, I was obsessed with the drama and intrigue of a campaign. I looked forward to the debate nights and would record them on VHS, so I could watch them back later.Was I an unusual child? Absolutely. But to me, those debates felt more exciting than the Olympics. I always knew that television was special. At our family home in Lower Hutt, a chunky, square, analogue cube sat next to the fireplace – and it took just as long to light up.TV gave me a window on the world. I loved w...

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