Visions of the Press in Britain, 1850-1950

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Historians recognize the cultural centrality of the newspaper press in Britain, yet very little has been published regarding competing conceptions of the press and its proper role in British society. In Visions of the Press in Britain, 1850-1950, Mark Hampton surveys a diversity of sources--Parliamentary speeches and commissions, books, pamphlets, periodicals and select private correspondence--in order to identify how governmental elites, the educated public, professional journalists, and industry moguls characterized the ...

Visions of the Press in Britain, 1850-1950 2004, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252029462

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