[Epub] ❧ Power Without Responsibility: The Press and Broadcasting in Britain Author James Curran – Thomashillier.co.uk

  • Paperback
  • 459 pages
  • Power Without Responsibility: The Press and Broadcasting in Britain
  • James Curran
  • English
  • 26 March 2017
  • 9780415243902

10 thoughts on “Power Without Responsibility: The Press and Broadcasting in Britain

  1. says:

    When the 6th edition was released I proofread the new chapters about t internet and I ve finally read the rest and found to my dismay that there are many errors in the other chapters too Hilter , and Murdock for example Don t be put off though, because this is a really excellent introduction to the history and theory of media in Britain The authors and I should declare an interest here I know one of them, which is how I got the proofreading gig make their political viewpoint clear throughout but, unlike many of the books I ve read this year, I didn t get the feeling they were trying to impale me repeatedly on the same ideological skewer Instead, clear arguments are deployed, evidence marshalled ...

  2. says:

    3.5 5 An all encompassing account and education of the British media, press and broadcasting industry From the left wing press being effectively abolished due to lack of advertising, to New Labour s alliance with Rupert Murdoch to the effects of globalisation, this has it all I feel that this has put me in a great position for studying media journalism at University next year, and although it took me a long time to get through it was worth it I would suggest this book to anyone who has an interest in this sector It also enabled me to see how closely aligned media and politics are, thus helping me with my current Government and Politics A Level, and helping m...

  3. says:

    An essential account of the British press and broadcast history Curran deals with the press Seaton with broadcasting The authors also address the new media The best section is Curran s account of the press where he dispels the still popular Whig theory of press history, showin...

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Power Without Responsibility: The Press and Broadcasting in BritainWidely Regarded As The Standard Book On The British Media, This Authoritative Introduction To The History, Sociology, Theory And Politics Of Media And Communications Studies Has Been Substantially Revised And Updated To Bring It Up To Date With Developments In The Media Industry Its Three New Chapters Describe The Battle For The Soul Of The Internet, The Impact Of The Internet On Society And The Rise Of New Media In Britain In Addition It Examines The Recuperation Of The BBC, How International And European Regulation Is Changing The British Media And Why Britain Has The Least Trusted Press In Europe.

About the Author: James Curran

James Curran is Professor of Communications at Goldsmiths College, London He has published over 18 books, including Culture Wars The Media and British Left with Ivor Gaber and Julian Petley Edinburgh University Press, 2005 , Power without Responsibility with Jean Seaton , 6th edition Routledge, 2003 , Mass Media and Society ed with Michael Gurevitch , 4th edition Arnold, 2005 and Media