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The British Press and Broadcasting Since 1945 by Colin Seymour-Ure

The British Press and Broadcasting Since 1945

Part of the Making Contemporary Britain Series


The British Press and Broadcasting Since 1945 by Colin Seymour-Ure

This second edition of Colin Seymour-Ure's history of the press and broadcasting in post-war Britian offers a concise and fully up-to-date overview of the development of the media and its central role in British society.


... this is a quite remarkably useful book. Something of a tour de force. Polticial Studies The whole book is written with authority and detachment ...a model of comprehensiveness, conciseness and clarity. Parliamentary Affairs ... a welcome additional resource for students from a range of subject areas. Sociology

About the Author

Colin Seymour-Ure is Professor of Government and Former Dean of Social Sciences at the University of Kent at Canterbury. His other books include The Press, Politics and the Public (1968); The Political Impact of Mass Media (1974); The American President: Power and Communication (1982) and a biography of the cartoonist David Low (1985).

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Publication date

4th April 1996


Colin Seymour-Ure

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Blackwell Publishers an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd


304 pages


Media studies
Press & journalism
Radio & television industry



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