Beyond the BBC

Broadcasters and the Public in the 1980s

  • Authors
  • Tim Madge

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Tim Madge
      Pages 1-5
  3. Opening and Closing Doors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
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      Pages 20-34
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      Pages 35-49
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      Pages 50-65
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      Pages 66-83
  4. Standing Alone: the BBC in the 1980s

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Tim Madge
      Pages 99-123
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      Pages 124-135
  5. Boldly to Go

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 159-159
    2. Tim Madge
      Pages 184-206
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      Pages 207-217
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      Pages 218-222
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 223-229

About this book


This critical study examines the current state of broadcasting in Britain and attempts to describe the mood of broadcasters in the 1980s and the mood of the audiences they serve. A comparison is made between the operation of the UK's oldest and newest public television broadcasting systems.


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