author={Laurence Fenton},
  journal={Media History},
  pages={365 - 378}
The importance of newspapers in nineteenth-century British politics has long been recognized by historians. Lord Palmerston understood keenly the power of the press and cultivated good relations with a number of papers. This article will elucidate more thoroughly than heretofore his early forays into the world of press intrigue. Palmerston did not, however, earn the regard of The Times, at least not until much later in his career. The Times, edited by Thomas Barnes from 1817 until his death in… Expand
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  • B. Japsen
  • Business, Medicine
  • Modern healthcare
  • 1997
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