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Northcliffe's legacy : aspects of the British popular press, 1896-1996

Author: Peter Catterall; Colin Seymour-Ure; Adrian Smith; Institute of Contemporary British History.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000.
Series: Contemporary history in context series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays collected here explore the popular press since 1896 - from Harmsworth's Daily Mail to Maxwell's Mirror. The history of the popular press has always been about more than big headlines and big profit margins. Personal ambition, partisan loyalty, institutional rivalry, and public accountability join commercial opportunism as the book's recurrent themes."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Northcliffe's legacy.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2000
(OCoLC)706071518
Named Person: Alfred Harmsworth Northcliffe, Viscount; Alfred Harmsworth Northcliffe, Viscount
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Catterall; Colin Seymour-Ure; Adrian Smith; Institute of Contemporary British History.
ISBN: 031223256X 9780312232566 0333720113 9780333720110 0333714709 9780333714706 0333919971 9780333919972
OCLC Number: 43083444
Notes: Papers of a conference held in 1996 at the Institute of Historical Research to mark the centenary of the founding of the Daily mail.
Issued in association with Institute of Contemporary British History.
Description: xii, 237 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: General Editor's Preface Notes on the Contributors Introduction Northcliffe's Legacy; C.Seymour-Ure Northcliffe: Proprietor as Journalist; J.Chalaby Popular Press and Empire: Northcliffe, India and the Daily Mail 1896-1922; C.Kaul 'Where There's a Tip There's a Tap': The Popular Press and the Investing Public 1900-1960; D.Porter Circles of Confusion and Sharp Vision: British News Photography 1919-1939; P.Twaites All the News that's Fit to Broadcast: The Popular Press versus the BBC 1922-9145; S.Nicholas The Relationship of Reuters and Other News Agencies with the British Press 1858-1984; D.Read The Fall and Fall of the Third Daily Herald 1930-1964; A.Smith
Series Title: Contemporary history in context series.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Catterall, Colin Seymour-Ure, Adrian Smith.
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