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Towards tabloidization? Glasgow revisited,\ud 1975–2001

By Brian Winston


ABSTRACT In 1975, to contextualize its study of the reporting of trade union affairs on UK television news,\ud the Glasgow Media Group analysed the content and presentational techniques of the bulletins transmitted\ud on the three then-available national terrestrial channels.1 In 2001 the news output of the � ve major channels\ud was sampled to provide a snapshot of contemporary coverage for a preliminary analysis of the signi� cant\ud differences between today’s bulletins and those of a quarter of a century ago. UK television news in 2001\ud reveals that, although bulletin items exhibit the “quality” press characteristic of having generally become\ud longer, some tendencies towards “tabloidization” can be noted. However, the essentials of presentation\ud remain basically the same as they were in 197

Topics: P500 Journalism
Publisher: Routledge / Taylor & Francis
Year: 2002
DOI identifier: 10.1080/14616700120107301
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