The News of the World and the British Press, 1843–2011

Journalism for the Rich, Journalism for the Poor

  • Laurel Brake
  • Chandrika Kaul
  • Mark W. Turner

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media book series (PSHM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Laurel Brake, Chandrika Kaul, Mark W. Turner
    Pages 1-10
  3. Laurel Brake, Mark W. Turner
    Pages 27-42
  4. Laurel Brake, Mark W. Turner
    Pages 43-62
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 287-311

About this book


This volume is the first scholarly treatment of the News of the World from news-rich broadsheet to sensational tabloid. Contributors uncover new facts and discuss a range of topics including Sunday journalism, gender, crime, empire, political cartoons, the mass market, investigative techniques and the Leveson Inquiry.


England journalism news politics Print

Editors and affiliations

  • Laurel Brake
    • 1
  • Chandrika Kaul
    • 2
  • Mark W. Turner
    • 3
  1. 1.Birkbeck, University of LondonUK
  2. 2.University of St AndrewsUK
  3. 3.King’s College LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages History
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-57675-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39205-3
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