What News?: The Market, Politics and the Local Press

What News?: The Market, Politics and the Local Press

by Bob Franklin, David Murphy



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415040495
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date: 10/10/1991
Series: Communication and Society Ser.
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables vi

1 The local press: defining the new boundaries 1

2 The corporation and the parish pump 30

3 The traditional local press 55

4 Free newspapers: some of the news that's fit to print - and much that isn't 80

5 The alternative local press 106

6 The municipal free press 131

7 Local press reporting of the 1987 general election 154

Epilogue The local press: what future? 190


I Municipal free newspapers in England, Scotland and Wales for general distribution 197

II West Yorkshire newspapers monitored for study of local press coverage of 1987 election 201

Notes 204

Select bibliography 216

Index 221

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