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The BBC's 'Irish troubles' : television, conflict and Northern Ireland

Author: Robert J Savage
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This publication explores how news and information about the conflict in Northern Ireland was disseminated through the most accessible, powerful and popular form of media: television.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Savage, Robert J.
BBC's 'Irish troubles'.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2016
(OCoLC)894938077
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Savage
ISBN: 9781781708804 1781708800
OCLC Number: 942680337
Awards: Short-listed for Shortlisted for the Christopher Ewart-Biggs Literary Prize 2018 2018 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Introduction1. The Origins of the BBC in Northern Ireland2. 'The Troubles' arrive3. Balance? The BBC in Northern Ireland 1972-78 4. Roy Mason, the BBC and the second battle of Culloden5. Margaret Thatcher and 'the oxygen of publicity'Index -- .
Other Titles: University press scholarship online.
Responsibility: Robert J. Savage.

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The BBC's 'Irish Troubles' is bull to the gunwales with gold-plated archival material, mostly unpublished until now. Robert J Savage has teased out and combined a number of narratives and timelines Read more...

 
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