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Television and Society in the 1970s

  • Jeremy Potter

Abstract

It was typical of the mood of Britain during the 1970s, when pride in achievement was out of favour and success gave grounds for suspicion, that international praise for British television should be reflected at home with the belittling and ungrammatical acknowledgement that it was ‘the least worst television in the world’.

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Television Service Television Audience Public Service Broadcasting Current Affair News Bulletin 
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© Independent Broadcasting Authority and Independent Television Association 1989

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  • Jeremy Potter

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