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British propaganda and news media in the Cold War

British propaganda and news media in the Cold War

Author: John Jenks
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2006
Series: International communications
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a study of the British state's generation, suppression and manipulation of news to further foreign policy goals during the early Cold War.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Jenks
ISBN: 0748623140 9780748623143
OCLC Number: 472961668
Description: 168 s
Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Propaganda, media and hegemony: the British heritage; 2. Media, Propaganda, Consensus and the Soviet Union, 1941-48; 3. Discipline and Consensus: The British News Media; 4. The IRD: Inside the Knowledge Factory; 5. IRD Distribution Patterns and Media Operations; 6. Friends and Allies; 7. Making Peace a Fighting Word; 8. From the Inside Out: Defectors and the Gulag; Conclusion; Bibliography.
Series Title: International communications


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This book makes a valuable, empirically rich contribution to studies of the media and the state in the United Kingdom. It illustrates the sheer effort put into manipulating editors, journalists, Read more...

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