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The Village Cycle: how political news changes when it speeds up

Beckett, Charlie (2012) The Village Cycle: how political news changes when it speeds up. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (07 Sep 2012). Website.

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Danny Boyle might have shown it thus at the Olympic Opening Ceremony in one of his nostalgic tableaux of British history: A delivery boy in hobnail boots wobbles over the village green on a heavy framed bicycle, laden down with sacks of newspapers balanced precariously on his handle-bars. Citizens in tartan dressing gowns clutching mugs of tea lean down to their door mats to retrieve their copy of the The Times with headlines about the main changes in Her Majesty’s Government’s following the previous day’s reshuffle.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2012 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 16 May 2017 11:37
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 06:53

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