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The Edinburgh History of the British and Irish Press, Volume 3: Competition and Disruption, 1900-2017

Martin Conboy and Adrian Bingham


This volume presents a research-led, interdisciplinary examination of existing scholarship as well as new research on twentieth-century newspaper and periodical history across Britain and Ireland during a key period of change and development into the twenty-first century. It covers an important period of expansion (1900-2017) in periodical and press history across the four nations of Britain (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales) and Ireland, concentrating on how the development of twentieth-century print communication can be assessed via cross-border comparisons and contrasts. Its thirt ... More

Keywords: Newspapers, Periodical Press, Britain, Ireland, Digital historical archives, Communication History, Twentieth-Century Journalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474424929
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424929.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Conboy, editor
University of Sheffield

Adrian Bingham, editor
University of Sheffield

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Chapter Two News Production

Robert Campbell

Chapter Four Regulation

Julian Petley

Chapter Eight The Financial Press

Steve Schifferes (in memory of Richard Roberts) – Case Studies by David Kynaston and Angel Arrese

Chapter Fifteen The Welsh Press

Simon Gwyn Roberts

Chapter Twenty Cartoons

Jane Chapman, Kate Allison, Andrew Kerr and John Cafferkey

Chapter Twenty-Three Feminism and the Feminist Press

Kaitlynn Mendes and Jilly Boyce Kay

Chapter Twenty-Five The Press and the Labour Movement

Thomas Dowling and Adrian Bingham

Chapter Twenty-Eight Satirical Journalism

Felix M. Larkin – Case Study by James Whitworth

Concluding Comments

Martin Conboy