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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.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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.
Category: History

The Irish Experience Since 1800 A Concise History

Author : Thomas E. Hachey
ISBN : 9781317456117
Genre : History
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This rich and readable history of modern Ireland covers the political, social, economic, intellectual, and cultural dimensions of the country's development from the origins of the Irish Question to the present day. In this edition, a new introductory chapter covers the period prior to Union and a new concluding chapter takes Ireland into the twenty-first century. All material has as been substantially revised and updated to reflect more recent scholarship as well as developments during the eventful years since the previous edition. The text is richly supplemented with maps, photographs, and an extensive bibliography. There is no comparable brief, multidimensional history of modern Ireland.
Category: History

A History Of The Media In Ireland

Author : Christopher Morash
ISBN : 0521843928
Genre : Literary Criticism
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From the first book printed in Ireland in the sixteenth century, to the globalised digital media culture of today, Christopher Morash traces the history of forms of communication in Ireland over the past four centuries: the vigorous newspaper and pamphlet culture of the eighteenth century, the spread of popular literacy in the nineteenth century, and the impact of the telegraph, telephone, phonograph, cinema and radio, which arrived in Ireland just as the Irish Free State came into being. Morash picks out specific events for detailed analysis, such as the first radio broadcast, during the 1916 Rising, or the Live Aid concert in 1985. This book breaks ground within Irish studies. Its accessible narrative explains how Ireland developed into the modern, globally interconnected, economy of today. This is an essential and hugely informative read for anyone interested in Irish cultural history.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Rte Book

Author : Treasa Coady
ISBN : 0948524154
Genre : Television broadcasting
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Category: Television broadcasting

Goethe S Faust

Author : Jane K. Brown
ISBN : 0801493900
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Provides a fresh interpretation of the nineteenth-century German masterpiece, describes Goethe's attitudes towards writers, composers, and artists, and suggests that he saw all art as a part of a tradition
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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.
Category: History

Galway S Pirate Women

Author : Margaretta D'Arcy
ISBN : 0952820609
Genre : Pirate radio broadcasting
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Category: Pirate radio broadcasting