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Public Issue Radio : Talks, News and Current Affairs in the Twentieth Century

By: Chignell, Hugh.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Description: 1 online resource (260 p.).ISBN: 9780230346451.Subject(s): Broadcast journalism - Great Britain - History - 20th century | PERFORMING ARTS / General | PERFORMING ARTS / Radio / General | PERFORMING ARTS / Radio / History & Criticism | Radio broadcasting - Great Britain - History - 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Public Issue Radio : Talks, News and Current Affairs in the Twentieth CenturyDDC classification: 070.1/94 | 070.194 LOC classification: PN5114.B75 C55 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Unintended Consequences - Radio News and Talks in the 1920s and 1930s; 2 News, Talks and the War; 3 Radio in Decline - 1945-1960; 4 The Reinvention of Radio - The 1960s; 5 The Serious Decade - Radio in the 1970s; 6 The Sound of Breaking Glass - Commercial Radio; 7 The Critical Decade - Radio in the 1980s; 8 The Age of Uncertainty - Radio in the 1990s; Conclusion; Glossary of Names; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Based on original and previously unseen written and sound archives and interviews with former and current radio producers and presenters, Public Issue Radio addresses the controversial question of the political leanings of current affairs programmes, and asks if Analysis became an early platform for both Thatcherite and Blairite ideas.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Unintended Consequences - Radio News and Talks in the 1920s and 1930s; 2 News, Talks and the War; 3 Radio in Decline - 1945-1960; 4 The Reinvention of Radio - The 1960s; 5 The Serious Decade - Radio in the 1970s; 6 The Sound of Breaking Glass - Commercial Radio; 7 The Critical Decade - Radio in the 1980s; 8 The Age of Uncertainty - Radio in the 1990s; Conclusion; Glossary of Names; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Based on original and previously unseen written and sound archives and interviews with former and current radio producers and presenters, Public Issue Radio addresses the controversial question of the political leanings of current affairs programmes, and asks if Analysis became an early platform for both Thatcherite and Blairite ideas.

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HUGH CHIGNELL is Assistant Director of the Centre for Broadcasting History Research at Bournemouth University, UK, and specializes in the history of radio. His published work has examined current affairs radio and radio theory, and he has played an active role in the acquisition of broadcasting archives and making them available for other researchers.

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