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Irish Media

Author : John Horgan
ISBN : 9781134606160
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Irish Media: A Critical History maps the landscape of media in Ireland from the foundation of the modern state in 1922 to the present. Covering all principal media forms, print and electronic, in the Republic and in Northern Ireland, John Horgan shows how Irish history and politics have shaped the media of Ireland and, in turn, have been shaped by them. Beginning in a country ravaged by civil war, it traces the complexities of wartime censorship and details the history of media technology, from the development of radio to the inauguration of television in the 1950s and 1960s. It covers the birth, development and - sometimes - the death of major Irish media during this period, examining the reasons for failure and success, and government attempts to regulate and respond to change. Finally, it addresses questions of media globalisation, ownership and control, and looks at issues of key significance for the future. Horgan demonstrates why, in a country whose political divisions and economic development have given it a place on the world stage out of all proportion to its size, the media have been and remain key players in Irish history.

Irish Television

Author : Robert J. Savage
ISBN : 0275954579
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A history of Irish television, beginning with its inauguration on New Year's Eve 1961 to contemporary times. Savage (Irish history, Boston College) examines how public policy evolved and shaped the service, creating its character. He also discusses the diverse influences in its growth including radi

Media In Ireland

Author : Damien Kiberd
ISBN : 1851825096
Genre : History
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"The papers in this volume were delivered at the 7th Cleraun Media Conference held in Dublin on 21-22 February 1998"--P. 105.

The Fourth Estate

Author : Mark O'Brien
ISBN : 9780719096136
Genre : Journalism
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This book examines the history of journalists and journalism in twentieth-century Ireland. While many media institutions have been subjected to historical scrutiny, the professional and organisational development of journalists, the changing practices of journalism, and the contribution of journalists and journalism to the evolution of modern Ireland have not. This book rectifies the deficit by mapping the development of journalism in Ireland from the late 1880s to today. Placing the experiences of journalists and the practice of journalism at the heart of its analysis, it examines, for the first time, the work of journalists within the ever-changing context of Irish society. Based on strong primary research - including the previously un-consulted journals and records produced by the many journalistic representative organisations that came and went over the decades - and written in an accessible and engaging style, The Fourth Estate will appeal to anyone interested in journalism, history, the media and the development of Ireland as a modern nation.

War And Words

Author : Bill Rolston
ISBN : 1900960001
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Media Wars analyses the media coverage of the conflict in Ulster over the past twenty-seven years. The book presents revelations about the manufacture of propaganda by the British Army, and analyses censorship by the British and Irish governments.

Terrorismus Und Freiheitskampf

Author : Nikolaus Braun
ISBN : 9783486707472
Genre : History
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Anders als die bisher überwiegend an militärischen Fakten interessierte Forschung verfolgt Nikolaus Braun einen primär legitimatorischen Konflikt, einen politischen Glaubenskrieg, in dem die symbolische Ebene genauso entscheidend war wie militärische Realitäten. Die Untersuchung geht dabei weit über eine herkömmliche Geschichte von Propaganda und Presse hinaus: Nicht nur Fahnen, Lieder, Briefmarken, Uniformen etc. gerieten zu Trägern nationaler Propaganda, ebenso wurden Beerdigungen, Hungerstreiks, Exekutionen, aber auch die gesamte Außenpolitik und weite Teile der Kriegführung regelrecht inszeniert. Braun verfolgt, wie sich Denk- und Handlungsmöglichkeiten gegenseitig antrieben, bedingten und blockierten, und macht damit die innere Logik eines scheinbar irrationalen Konflikts sichtbar.

A Century Of Northern Life

Author : Eamon Phoenix
ISBN : 0901905704
Genre : History
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The last century has been a momentous one in the history of the north of Ireland. Politically it saw the Home Rule crises, partition, the creation of Northern Ireland and the recent "Troubles." Economically, it has been a century of change while socially, it has experienced far-reaching developments in education, health, community relations, the churches, culture, the Irish language and sport. The century spans the development of the "Irish News, " whose columns have chronicled these unfolding dramas since its birth in 1891. This book traces the story of Ulster from the 1890s with contributions by specialists and graphic illustrations.

Mapping Irish Media

Author : John Horgan
ISBN : UOM:39015079169499
Genre : Social Science
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Mapping Irish Media offers up-to-date research and analysis of the Irish media by Ireland's leading experts in the field. The book is sponsored by the School of Communications at Dublin City University and is specially intended as a much-needed textbook for the fast growing numbers of media studies students in Ireland. It is highly readable and also suitable for those with a general interest in the subject. The book focuses on a wide range of media including the more traditional broadcast and print media (newspapers, radio, and television and film), and also engages with newer media such as the internet and DVD, and newer media genres such as reality TV. Although the book is traditionally structured in sections on production, texts and audiences, the editors' intention has been to raise issues which cross-cut these different aspects.

The Rte Book

Author : Treasa Coady
ISBN : 0948524154
Genre : Television broadcasting
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The Irish Labour Party 1922 73

Author : Niamh Puirséil
ISBN : UOM:39015068805194
Genre : History
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The first forty years of the Irish Labour Party, from its perceived role as the political wing of the St Vincent de Paul to its promise that the 1970s would be socialist.

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