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Power without responsibility : the press and broadcasting in Britain

Author: James Curran; Jean Seaton
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Presents an introduction to the history, sociology, theory and politics of the media in Britain.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Curran; Jean Seaton
ISBN: 9780415466981 0415466989 0415466997 9780415466998
OCLC Number: 403424283
Notes: Previous ed.: 2003.
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Part 1: Press History 1. Whig Press History as Political Mythology 2. The Struggle for a Free Press 3. The Ugly Face of Reform 4. The Industrialization of the Press 5. The Era of the Press Barons 6. The Press Under Public Regulation 7. Fable of Market Democracy Part 2: Broadcasting History 8. Reith and the Denial of Politics 9. Broadcasting and the Blitz 10. Social Revolution? 11. The BBC Under Threat 12. Class, Taste, and Profit 13. How the Audience is Made 14. The First New Media 15. Broadcasting Roller-Coaster Part 3: Rise of New Media 16. New Media in Britain 17. History of the Internet 18. Sociology of the Internet Part 4: Theories of the Media 19. Metabolising Britishness 20. Global Understanding 21. The Liberal Theory of Press Freedom 22. Broadcasting and the Theory of Public Service Part 5: Politics of the Media 23. Contradictions in Media Policy 24. Media Reform: Democratic Choices
Responsibility: James Curran and Jean Seaton.
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'A lucid, engaging account of how Britain's media is developing - and it is now bang up to date. I couldn't put it down.' Maggie Brown, Channel 4 historian and Guardian media writer 'Curran and Read more...

 
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