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Chris Knox on Backch@t, 1998

In this Screen Talk interview with Chris Knox, legendary musician, composer and cartoonist, he discusses his role as a film critic on the arts show Backch@t with Roger Shepherd. Through the years there have been a range of arts, film and literary review programmes on New Zealand television, but, as of the 2010s, television had yet to develop as a major source of reviews. In contrast, radio, print and websites have taken television programmes seriously as review subjects.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Arts reviewing - Expanding the horizons of criticism, 1960s to 2014', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/45133/chris-knox-on-backcht (accessed 24 March 2019)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014