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British News Media and the Spanish Civil War: Tomorrow May Be Too Late

David Deacon


The Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) was reported by some of the most eminent journalists of the twentieth century and was the subject of reportage that still endures in public memory. However, this represents just a small fraction of the total news coverage of the war, raising the possibility that it provides a partial, even atypical, view of the international media's engagement with, and performance in, the conflict. This book provides the most extensive and detailed analysis of the reporting of the conflict ever undertaken, examining the personalities, routines, pressures, and structures that ... More

Keywords: Spanish Civil War, journalism, news coverage, Britain, news media, media archives

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748627486
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627486.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Deacon, author