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Lords and Labourers of the Press

Men Who Fashioned the Modern British Newspaper

Format: Hardback
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, United States
Published: 28th Feb 1971
Dimensions: w 150mm h 230mm d 29mm
ISBN-10: 0809304325
ISBN-13: 9780809304325
Barcode No: 9780809304325
Sir Linton Andrews, Editor Emeritus of the "Yorkshire Post, "and H.A. Taylor, a noted British author and journalist, have here contributed a notable chapter to the history of journalism. The first book of its kind, their work adds new dimensions to the men who created the modern British press.Beginning with the era of the 1890 s when William Thomas Stead s initiative in exposing prostitution created the public trust the press today holds dear, the authors systematically portray the men and events of modern times, among them Lord Northcliffe, Lord Thomson of Fleet, Sir William Haley, Cecil Harmsworth King, and Hugh Cudliff. The authors have brought to their accounts special knowledge of events, such as the Edward VIIIMrs. Simpson story, which adds interest to this extraordinary history of modern British journalism.A New Horizons injournalism series book."

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