News about GEAR seniors - update
7th January 2004
Wim Bekkers runs NICAM - the organization to categorize videos, games, films, TV etc. http://www.kijkwijzer.nl/engels/ekijkwijzer.html
He is very busy and very successful also on the European level.
Peter Diem is still active as online researcher
at FESSEl-GfK in Vienna - http://www.gfk.at
He has published a book on the history of the 23 districts of Vienna,
their personages and arms.
His first book on the "Symbols of Austria" is on the market again:
an identical reprint is available for just Euro 14.95 - see http://peter-diem.at
Peter Menneer has married, his wife's name is Valorie - she is the
Peter has decided to retire fully (?)
Erik Nordahl Svendsen runs the Danish Media Secretariat http://www.mediesekretariat.dk/english/english.htm
and has written a report about his new job
Bob Towler gets a Website of his own soon
- has he got it yet?
Heikki Kasari has joined GEARplus as a
"junior senior" because he has been put on part-time work, has lost his
executive function in YLE and is an ex-chairman of GEAR.
Tony Fahy likes GEARplus very much, but
takes his time to submit his c.v. He spent his spring vacation in
Sasha Sharikov has joined our
his correct e-mail is: asharikov
Lina Trochalitu writes in a mail that she had to leave ERT
Michal Caspi has retired but works as a consultant
for the IBA JIC in Jerusalem
José Ramón Rubio has also joined
GEAR+ as a "junior senior" - he is still in office, but already
very wise - even without a grey beard. Look at his curriculum!
The NZZ reported on 28th June that there are plans to privatize the Swiss
TV Research Dept.
Matthias Steinmann is said to be due for pension in mid 2004. His successor will
be Mr. Dähler.
Michael Type has done an awful lot of
travelling with Pammi to see his children etc.
Everybody is invited to nominate new
members ... find out about old comrades ... update your page !