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‘The Horrid Popish Plot’: Roger L’Estrange and the Circulation of Political Discourse in Late Seventeenth-Century London

Peter Hinds

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264430
eISBN:
9780191733994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264430.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The Popish plot was an alleged Catholic conspiracy to assassinate Charles II and re-introduce the Catholic faith to England. Despite it being a fiction, belief in the plot became widespread and many ... More


‘More Than Ever “Ourselves Alone”’: January–June 1941

Robert Cole

in Propaganda, Censorship and Irish Neutrality in the Second World War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748622771
eISBN:
9780748651337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622771.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In 1941, pressure on Eire increased, but so did Eire's determination to remain neutral. Critics of neutrality were harsh. Many Irish Americans regarded Britain as a villain and gave Eire full ... More


Breaking the News

Simon A. Waldman and Emre Caliskan

in The New Turkey and Its Discontents

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190668372
eISBN:
9780190848538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190668372.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter explains the severe and systemic restrictions of the press during the period of military tutelage. However, despite the armed forces being removed from political life, press censorship ... More


The Cost of Free Speech: the Media in the Battlefields of Karachi

Razeshta Sethna

in Cityscapes of Violence in Karachi: Publics and Counterpublics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190656546
eISBN:
9780190848460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656546.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter by Razeshta Sethna examines her experiences as a print journalist for the Dawn Media Group, and a presenter for Geo TV and Dawn TV. Sethna reveals professional tensions between levels of ... More


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