1st Edition

What News? The Market, Politics and the Local Press

By Bob Franklin, David Murphy Copyright 1991
    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    238 Pages
    by Routledge

    A survey of the role and the future prospects of the local press in the 1990s. The authors also take into account the radical changes the local press have been through with new technology and the proliferation of free newspapers.

    Chapter 1 Chapter 1 The local press: defining the new boundaries; Chapter 2 Chapter 2 The corporation and the parish pump; Chapter 3 Chapter 3 The traditional local press; Chapter 4 Chapter 4 Free newspapers: some of the news that's fit to print — and much that isn't; Chapter 5 Chapter 5 The alternative local press; Chapter 6 Chapter 6 The municipal free press; Chapter 7 Chapter 7 Local press reporting of the 1987 general election; Chapter 8 Epilogue The local press: what future?; Appendix I Municipal free newspapers in England, Scotland and Wales for general distribution; Appendix II West Yorkshire newspapers monitored for study of local press coverage of 1987 general election; Notes; Select bibliography; Index;


    Franklin, Bob; Murphy, David