Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2007

264 Pages | 8 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719062568

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Public issue television

*World in Action* 1963-98

Peter Goddard, John Corner, and Kay Richardson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Offers a fascinating historical account of how Granada's World in Action functioned and developed over its run across 35 years, between 1963 and 1998
  • Examines the tensions, the debates and open conflicts that formed part of the context within which the series was made and transmitted
  • Looks at different periods in the series' development and at key dimensions of its distinctive identity
  • Charts the interwoven processes of change - technological, professional, aesthetic, institutional, economic, social and political
  • Written in a clear and vigorous style

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