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Images of welfare: Press and public attitudes to poverty
The past twenty years have seen the numbers in poverty almost double, so that by 1979 more than two million people were living on an income below the offical (supplementary benefit) poverty line. NoExpand
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The Political Economy of the Media
These two volumes bring together key readings in the political economy of the mass media and analyse and explain the role of the media in modern society. Covering a wide spectrum of articles on mediaExpand
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Forthcoming Features: Information and Communications Technologies and the Sociology of the Future
This article explores the social impact of new information and communication technologies (ICTs). It argues that they are best understood, not as heralding a substantially new `information society',Expand
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Making the News
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Theories of Communication and Theories of Society
Mass communication research has grown into a vast academic enterprise. Our current conventions are testimony to its emer. gence as a fully fledged occupation, replete with the institutional apparatusExpand
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Information Poverty and Political Inequality: Citizenship in the Age of Privatized Communications
Debat su la nature du droit civique en sociologie politique qui assigne un role central et complexe aux media de communication. Reflexions critiques sur la privatisation des sources de communicationExpand
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Media Role in National Development Critique of a Theoretical Orthodoxy
  • P. Golding
  • Political Science, Psychology
  • 1 September 1974
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World Wide Wedge: Division and Contradiction in the Global Information Infrastructure
"Start Today To realize the Future—the Internet is here and is happening now, Capitalise on the future today"—ad in U.K. Financial Press, March 1996/ "The internet suffers from the problems oftenExpand
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For a Political Economy of Mass Communications
The mass media impinge upon people's lives in two very important ways. Firstly, in providing the facilities with which people occupy a considerable amount of their non-work time they command anExpand
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