McLoone, Martin (1996) The Construction of a Partitionist Mentality: Early Broadcasting in Ireland. In: Broadcasting in a Divided Community: Seventy Years of the BBC in Northern Ireland. (Eds: McLoone, Martin), QUB Insitute of Irish Studies, pp. 20-34. ISBN 085389-620-8 [Book section]
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A consideration of early broadcasting in Ireland, north and south, the article argues that both the BBC in Belfast and Radio Éireann in Dublin were established with a conservative and essentialist cultural agenda. However, broadcasting itself was not always amenable to such a limited cultural horizon and the early years are marked with moments of interesting controversy and contradiction.
|Item Type:||Book section|
|Keywords:||television history, BBC NI, Radio Éireann, essentialism, national identity|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Arts|
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Centre for Media Research|
|Deposited By:||Prof Martin McLoone|
|Deposited On:||23 Sep 2010 14:42|
|Last Modified:||15 Jun 2011 09:55|
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