Media and Society into the 21st Century: A Historical Introduction

Lynette Gorman, David McLean

Research output: Book/ReportBook


The book captures the revolutionary sweep of mass media from the late 19th century to the present day. Utilising historical and comparative perspectives, the volume analyses the socio-economic contexts in which mass media originated; the institutional forms taken by evolving media; the relationships between media institutions and the state; and the interrelationships between different media.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMalden, MA, and Oxford
Number of pages384
ISBN (Print)9781405149358
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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