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Media in Northern Ireland - A Selected Reading List



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Text and Research: Fionnuala McKenna
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The following is a draft (v1) list of selected reading material on the issue of the media in Northern Ireland. The reader should also consult the CAIN bibliography for further references for this subject and for the full citations of the following items.

Key Texts

Burns-Bisogno (1997) Censoring Irish Nationalism: the British, Irish and American Suppression of Republican Images in Film and Television, 1909-1995.

Butler (1995), The Trouble with Reporting Northern Ireland: The British State, the Broadcast Media and Nonfictional Representation of the Conflict.

Curtis (1993), Interference on the airwaves : Ireland, the media and the broadcasting ban.

Curtis (1984), Ireland: The Propaganda War, the British Media and the Battle for Hearts and Minds.

Devenport, Mark. (2000), FLASH FRAMES: twelve years reporting Belfast. Belfast: The Blackstaff Press.

McCann, Eamon. (1972?), The British Press and Northern Ireland.

Miller (1994), Don't Mention the War: Northern Ireland, Propaganda and the Media.

Parkinson, Alan.F. (1998), Ulster Loyalism and the British Media.

Rolston, Bill. (ed.) (1991), The Media and Northern Ireland, Covering the Troubles.

Rolston, Bill. and Miller (1996), War and Words: The Northern Ireland Media Reader.



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