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Northcliffe's Legacy: Aspects of the British Popular Press, 1896-1996

Northcliffe's Legacy: Aspects of the British Popular Press, 1896-1996 (Paperback)

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The essays in Northcliffe's Legacy explore the popular press since 1896 - from Harmsworth's Daily Mail to Maxwell's Mirror . Topics include: the sorry tale of the Daily Herald ; early dealings with the BBC; the role of photojournalism; the contribution of Reuters; and the roots of financial journalism for a mass market. The history of the popular press has always been about more than big headlines and big profit margins, as this volume successfully demonstrates.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesMedia, information & communication industriesPress & journalismHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesMedia Studies Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 13/07/2000 ISBN-13: 9780333919972  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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PETER CATTERALL is Director of the Institute of Contemporary British History and Lecturer in History at Queen Mary and Westfield College, London. He has recently edited The Making of Channel 4.COLIN SEYMOUR-URE is Professor of Government at the University of Kent at Canterbury. He has published widely in the field of political communication and mass media, including press history. He is author of The British Press in Broadcasting (2nd edition, 1996).ADRIAN SMITH is Senior Lecturer in Historical Studies at University of Southampton New College. His various publications in the field of modern British history include The New Statesman Portrait of a Political Weekly, 1913-1931 (1996).

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