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The ‘oxygen of publicity’ and the suffocation of censorship: national newspaper representations of the British broadcasting ban (1988–94)

Max Pettigrew

in The Northern Ireland Troubles in Britain: Impacts, engagements, legacies and memories

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096310
eISBN:
9781526120809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096310.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The British broadcasting ban was a form of direct censorship introduced by the British Government in 1988, following several decades of indirect censorship against the broadcast media before and ... More


Shaming People in Poverty: Media and Policy1

Robert Walker

in The Shame of Poverty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199684823
eISBN:
9780191765117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684823.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the coincidence between public attitudes towards poverty and public discourse revealed by survey evidence, content analysis of newspapers, and analysis of policy rhetoric. ... More


Conclusion

Alan Clarke

in Alan Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719068300
eISBN:
9781781702987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719068300.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter portrays Clarke's ‘voice’ as a filmmaker, and reveals the ‘voices’ that his productions articulated. It discusses Clarke's interrogations relating to the state and media discourses ... More


Anti-social behaviour: voices from the front line

Judy Nixon and Sadie Parr

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter determines how the constructions of ASB and the categorisations of individuals play out at local levels. It starts with a critique of contemporary political and media discourses that ... More


Negotiating narratives of human rights abuses: image management in conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Georgina Holmes

in Images of Africa: Creation, negotiation and subversion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091469
eISBN:
9781781708491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091469.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In spite of recent interest in the international media's depiction of mass rape in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), few academics and commentators have considered how gendered discourses have ... More


Defeat Reconsidered: Heroes, Victims, and Perpetrators in the Popular Media

Akiko Hashimoto

in The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 3 describes how Japan remembers the war and the war dead at the annual commemorations on August 15. It shows how political performances and popular media discourses divide rather than unite ... More


Tales of Tragedy: Strategic Rhetoric in News Coverage of the Columbine and Virginia Tech Massacres

Cynthia Willis-Chun

in Critical Rhetorics of Race

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762226
eISBN:
9780814765296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762226.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores intersections of race, nationality, class, and heterosexuality in news coverage of the 1999 Columbine High School and 2007 Virginia Tech shootings. In many ways, the media ... More


Counter-Movement Discourses and Governmental Responses

Francis L. F Lee and Joseph M Chan

in Media and Protest Logics in the Digital Era: The Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190856779
eISBN:
9780190856816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190856779.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Economy

This chapter examines the government’s responses to the Umbrella Movement. After the initial attempts of quickly ending the occupation failed, the government turned to the strategy of attrition. The ... More


Promising without Speaking: Military Realignment and Political Promising in Japan

Chad Nilep

in Discourses of War and Peace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199937271
eISBN:
9780199345847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937271.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter argues that political promises do not have to be made by individual politicians. Rather, multiparty discourses may be attributed to political leaders, a process labeled metaphorical ... More


Children are the future? Power, generation and environmental practices

Ann Phoenix, Uma Vennam, Catherine Walker, and Janet Boddy

in Environment in the Lives of Children and Families: Perspectives from India and the UK

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447339199
eISBN:
9781447339229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339199.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter talks about how children are often responsibilised in environmental policy and media discourses in both India and the UK. Abstract evocations of future generations materialise in many ... More


Jamaica and the Beast: Negril and the Tourist Landscape

Brian Hudson

in The Caribbean: Aesthetics, World-Ecology, Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382950
eISBN:
9781781384022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382950.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In this chapter, Brian Hudson explores the effects of tourism on the Caribbean landscape, focusing on the transformation of the Negril area in Jamaica in the latter half of the twentieth century. His ... More


Shamanism in Secular Arenas: The Case of Esther Utsi, a Sámi Spiritual Entrepreneur in the Norwegian Tourism Industry

Trude Fonneland

in Contemporary Shamanisms in Norway

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190678821
eISBN:
9780190699239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678821.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The figure of the shaman seems to fit exceptionally well into contemporary structures of needs and motivations in different cultural areas beyond the religious-spiritual field. By exploring the ... More


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