The News of the World and the British Press, 1843-2011: 'Journalism for the Rich, Journalism for the Poor'

The News of the World and the British Press, 1843-2011: 'Journalism for the Rich, Journalism for the Poor'

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Overview

This volume is the first scholarly treatment of the News of the World from news-rich broadsheet to sensational tabloid. Contributors uncover new facts and discuss a range of topics including Sunday journalism, gender, crime, empire, political cartoons, the mass market, investigative techniques and the Leveson Inquiry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137392039
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/28/2015
Series: Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 311
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Neil Berry, Independent Scholar, UK
Adrian Bingham, University of Sheffield, UK
Martin Conboy, University of Sheffield, UK
Alexis Easley, University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
James Mussell, University of Leeds, UK
Alison Oram, Leeds Beckett University, UK
Julian Petley, Brunel University, UK
Kevin Rafter, Dublin City University, Ireland
James Rodgers, City University London, UK
Melissa Score, Kensington and Chelsea College, UK
John Stokes, King's College London, UK
Chris Williams, Cardiff University, UK
Kevin Williams, Swansea University, UK

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Foundation and Early Years of the News of the World: 'Capacious Double Sheets'; James Mussell
2. Re-branding the News of the World: 1856-1890; Laurel Brake and Mark W. Turner
3. Re-Branding the News of the World: 1891 and After; Laurel Brake and Mark W. Turner
4. 'Child Slavery in England': The News of the World and Campaigning for Children (1843-1878); Melissa Score
5. Imagining the Mass-Market Woman Reader: The News of the World, 1843-77; Alexis Easley
6. News of the Imperial World: Popular Print Culture, the News of the World and India in the Late Nineteenth Century; Chandrika Kaul
7. Residual Radicalism as a Popular Commercial Strategy: Beginnings and Endings; Martin Conboy
8. Passports to Oblivion: J. M. Staniforth's Political Cartoons for the News of the World, 1893-1921; Chris Williams
9. 'Woman as Husband': Gender, Sexuality and Humour in the News of the World 1910-1950s; Alison Oram
10. The Irish Edition - From 'Filthy Scandal Sheet' to 'Old Friend' of the Taoiseach; Kevin Rafter
11. 'One in Every Two Households': The News of the World in the 1950s; John Stokes
12. Bringing Popular Journalism into Disrepute: The News of the World, the Public and Politics, 1953-2011; Kevin Williams
13. 'Gross Interference with the Course of Justice': The News of the World and the Moors Murder trial; Adrian Bingham
14. Harbingers of the Future: Rupert Murdoch's Takeover of the News of the World Organisation; Julian Petley
15. The Downfall of the News of the World: The Decline of the English Newspaper and the Double-Edged Sword of Technology; James Rodgers
Afterword: Lessons of the Leveson Inquiry into the British Press; Neil Berry

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