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The Media and the Northern Ireland Conflict
The Campaign for Free Speech on Ireland. (ed.) (n.d.1979?) The British Media and Ireland - Truth: the first casualty. London: The Campaign for Free Speech on Ireland.
Devenport, Mark. (2000) FLASH FRAMES: twelve years reporting Belfast. Belfast: The Blackstaff Press.
Greenslade, Roy. (1998) The Damien Walsh Memorial Lecture, (delivered on 4 August 1998).
Meehan, Níall. (1993) '(Self) Censoring the Talks: How Section 31 of the Broadcasting Act affected RTE’s coverage of the John Hume - Gerry Adams talks'. (Results of a survey of RTE broadcasts.)
Moloney, Ed. (1991) 'Closing Down the Airwaves: the Story of the Broadcasting Ban', in, Rolston, Bill. (ed.) (1991) The Media and Northern Ireland, Covering the Troubles. Basingstoke: Macmillan.
O'Farrell, John. (1998), 'Divided People, Divided Press: Interpreting the poisonous silences in a fractured society', Media Studies Journal, Volume 12, Number 2, Spring/Summer 1998, pp.96-103, [PDF; 4107KB].
Parkinson, Alan.F. (1998) Why don't they like us? Loyalists and the British media: Covering the same old story, in, Parkinson, Alan.F. (1998) 'Ulster Loyalism and the British Media'. Dublin: Four Courts Press.
The Peter Heathwood Collection of Television Programmes
The Film and Sound Resource Unit's (FSRU) searchable database of television programmes relating to the conflict and politics, 1968 to 1996. The information contained in the database was supplied by the Film and Sound Resource Unit of the Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities, University of Ulster. The database contains details on 695 programmes, or news items, or current affairs items, about 'the Troubles'.
A List of British Television Programmes About the Conflict (1968 to 1978). The information contained in this list is based on the article:
Guide to web sites containing transcripts of television programmes
A list of the various media organisations in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
Calendar of Newspaper Articles dealing with Civil Rights issues, 1 June 1968 - 9 December 1968 by Alan Scott
Source material related to 'Section 31' of the Broadcasting Authority Act in the Republic of Ireland
CAIN contains information and source material on the conflict and politics in Northern Ireland.
CAIN is based within the University of Ulster.
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