Bad News - Volumes 1 and 2 (Routledge Revivals)
By Peter Beharrell, Howard Davis, John Eldridge, John Hewitt, Jean Hart, Gregg Philo, Paul Walton, Brian Winston
Routledge – 1976 – 794 pages
Series: Routledge Revivals: Bad News
It is a commonly held belief that television news in Britain, on whatever channel, is more objective, more trustworthy, more neutral than press reporting. The illusion is exploded in this controversial 2-volume study by the Glasgow University Media Group, originally published in 1976 and 1980.
‘The book deserves close study and establishes the fact that a value-free, "neutral" and exhaustively informative news is a myth’ - Times Educational Supplement