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Channel 4 : the early years and the Jeremy Isaacs legacy

Author: Dorothy Hobson
Publisher: London [u.a.] : I.B. Tauris, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the Channel 4's foundation period, under its first Chief Executive, Jeremy Isaacs. This work assesses the legacy of the channel and discusses whether it has changed the nature of British  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jeremy Isaacs; Jeremy Isaacs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Hobson
ISBN: 9781845116132 1845116135
OCLC Number: 237244938
Description: xii, 217 S.
Contents: Preface; 1 Birth of the Channel; 2 Television's New Baby - the first three months are the worst; 3 Commissioning Editors - people and progress; 4 ITV Companies and Independent Producers - supplying programmes; 5 Managing Creativity - the Channel 4 business; 6 Programmes - creative innovation or more of the same?; 7 Channel 4's Audience; 8 1987 A Year of Change; 9 Channel 4 and its Legacy; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Dorothy Hobson.

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