One-dimensional News — Television and the Control of Explanation

  • Greg Philo
  • Peter Beharrell
  • John Hewitt
Part of the Critical Social Studies book series


The lamps in Parliament Square glister across the Thames, the camera moves to Big Ben, a close-up, it’s ten o’clock — Bong! — the familiar voice of Reginald Bosanquet — ‘M.P.’s pay rise endangers Social Contract’ — Bong! — ‘Royal Family squares up for massive wage claim’ — Bong! — ‘British Leyland’s future threatened by huge dividend payouts’ — Bong! — ‘Traffic to be disrupted by Queen’s Procession’.


Trade Union Real Wage News Story Wage Increase Television News 
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Copyright information

© Francis Beckett, Peter Beharrell, J. Brooke Crutchley, Howard Davis, Peter Golding, Andrew Goodman, Toni Griffiths, John Hewitt, Tony Marshall, Graham Murdock, Greg Philo, Alan Sapper, Paul Walton, Jock Young 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Greg Philo
    • 1
  • Peter Beharrell
    • 2
  • John Hewitt
    • 3
  1. 1.University of GlasgowUK
  2. 2.University of GlasgowUK
  3. 3.Liverpool College of Higher EducationUK

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