harryyack:

RIP Colin McIntyre, founding editor of Ceefax.

When Ceefax was launched in 1974, he updated all 24 news pages on his own, feeding punch tape into machines.
When he retired in 1982, Ceefax had a 20-strong team. It went on to attract 22 million viewers a week and inspired teletext services around Europe.— BBC News

harryyack:

RIP Colin McIntyre, founding editor of Ceefax.

When Ceefax was launched in 1974, he updated all 24 news pages on his own, feeding punch tape into machines.

When he retired in 1982, Ceefax had a 20-strong team. It went on to attract 22 million viewers a week and inspired teletext services around Europe.

BBC News

Thursday 5/24/2012

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