Journalism in Britain: A Historical Introduction Martin Conboy

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Published: December 14th 2010

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237 pages


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Journalism in Britain: A Historical Introduction  by  Martin Conboy

Journalism in Britain: A Historical Introduction by Martin Conboy
December 14th 2010 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 237 pages | ISBN: | 5.44 Mb

To engage contemporary students in history needs a special talent to enthuse and inspire. Conboy succeeds admirably. What might have been a forbidding chronological slog is thoroughly enlivened by Conboys thematic approach, shot through withMoreTo engage contemporary students in history needs a special talent to enthuse and inspire. Conboy succeeds admirably. What might have been a forbidding chronological slog is thoroughly enlivened by Conboys thematic approach, shot through with passion and rigour in equal measure. This is a book written with a commitment to the importance of history for the present- it will undeniably cultivate the same commitment in its readers- Chris Atton, Professor of Media and Culture, Edinburgh Napier UniversityA firm grasp of journalisms development and contribution to social and political debates is a cornerstone of any media studies education.

This book teaches students that essential historical literacy, providing a full overview of how changes in the ownership, emphasis and technologies of journalism in Britain have been motivated by social, economic and cultural shifts among readerships and markets.Covering journalisms enduring questions - political coverage, the influence of advertising, the sensationalization of news coverage, the popular market and the economic motives of the owners of newspapers - this book is a comprehensive, articulate and rich account of how the mediascape of modern Britain has been shaped.



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