Periodicals and Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Writing Against the Grain

Author: Mark O'Brien,Felix M. Larkin

Publisher: Four Courts PressLtd

ISBN: 9781846825248

Category: History

Page: 240

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Periodicals have been at the core of journalistic activity since before the foundation of the state, but have remained an area long neglected within media history. This book examines the origins, contribution, and impact of the major news periodicals of 20th-century Ireland. The chapters survey the proprietors, editors, contributors, journalism, controversies, and, in most cases, the demise of the most influential news journals of the period. They also evaluate the periodicals' long-term contributions to Irish journalism, society, and culture. The publications covered include: An Claidheamh Soluis * Irish Citizen * Hot Press * The Leader * Irish Worker * Irish Bulletin * The Irish Statesman * Dublin Opinion * The Bell * The Furrow * Hibernia * Magill * Scissors & Paste * Fortnight. [Subject: History, Irish Studies, Media Studies, Journalism]
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The Fourth Estate

Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Author: Mark O'Brien

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0719096138

Category: Journalism

Page: 256

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This book examines the history of journalists and journalism in twentieth-century Ireland. While many media institutions have been subjected to historical scrutiny, the professional and organisational development of journalists, the changing practices of journalism, and the contribution of journalists and journalism to the evolution of modern Ireland have not. This book rectifies the deficit by mapping the development of journalism in Ireland from the late 1880s to today. Placing the experiences of journalists and the practice of journalism at the heart of its analysis, it examines, for the first time, the work of journalists within the ever-changing context of Irish society. Based on strong primary research - including the previously un-consulted journals and records produced by the many journalistic representative organisations that came and went over the decades - and written in an accessible and engaging style, The Fourth Estate will appeal to anyone interested in journalism, history, the media and the development of Ireland as a modern nation.
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Terrorismus und Freiheitskampf

Gewalt, Propaganda und politische Strategie im Irischen Bürgerkrieg 1922/23

Author: Nikolaus Braun

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3486707477

Category: History

Page: 598

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Anders als die bisher überwiegend an militärischen Fakten interessierte Forschung verfolgt Nikolaus Braun einen primär legitimatorischen Konflikt, einen politischen Glaubenskrieg, in dem die symbolische Ebene genauso entscheidend war wie militärische Realitäten. Die Untersuchung geht dabei weit über eine herkömmliche Geschichte von Propaganda und Presse hinaus: Nicht nur Fahnen, Lieder, Briefmarken, Uniformen etc. gerieten zu Trägern nationaler Propaganda, ebenso wurden Beerdigungen, Hungerstreiks, Exekutionen, aber auch die gesamte Außenpolitik und weite Teile der Kriegführung regelrecht inszeniert. Braun verfolgt, wie sich Denk- und Handlungsmöglichkeiten gegenseitig antrieben, bedingten und blockierten, und macht damit die innere Logik eines scheinbar irrationalen Konflikts sichtbar.
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Informers in 20th Century Ireland

The Costs of Betrayal

Author: Angela Duffy

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476673292

Category: History

Page: 244

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Informers have been active during many periods of unrest in Ireland but, until Tudor times, they had never been an organized phenomenon until the twentieth century. The decision (or refusal) to inform is dangerous--thus the motives of the informers are compelling, as is their ability to deceive themselves. Drawing on firsthand and newspaper accounts of the Easter Rising and other events, this book provides a history of the gradual development of informing in Ireland. Each informer's story details their life and secrets and the outcome of their actions. All of them have shared two experiences: the accusation of informing, whether true or false, and betrayal, whether committed or endured.
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Wo drei Flüsse sich kreuzen

Roman

Author: Hannah Kent

Publisher: Droemer eBook

ISBN: 3426440067

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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"Wo drei Flüsse sich kreuzen" von Bestseller-Autorin Hannah Kent ist ein mitreißendes Drama um die Macht von Angst und Aberglaube - basierend auf einer wahren Geschichte aus dem 19. Jahrhundert. Irland 1825: Die 14-jährige Mary soll der verwitweten Bäuerin Nora mit deren schwer behindertem Enkel Michael zur Hand gehen. Der kleine Junge, so munkelt man im Dorf, sei ein Wechselbalg, ein Feenkind, und mache die Kühe krank. Mary gibt nichts auf das Gerede, doch als Nora davon hört, reift in der einsamen, verzweifelten Frau eine ungeheuerliche Idee: Wenn es ihr gelingt, den Wechselbalg zu vertreiben, würde sie den gesunden Michael wiederbekommen und endlich wieder eine echte Familie haben. Getrieben von Angst und Aberglaube und unterstützt durch die geheimnisvolle Kräuterfrau Nance ist sie bald bereit, alles zu versuchen – und Mary fällt es immer schwerer, sich gegen die beiden Frauen durchzusetzen. Hannah Kent gelingt es durch ihre kristallklare Sprache erneut, eine grausame und wahre Geschichte eindringlich zu erzählen; die raue Schönheit Irlands verschmilzt mit dem Seelenleben ihrer Figuren, die dem Leser, wie schon in ihrem Debüt-Roman "Das Seelenhaus", ganz nahe kommen.
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Der Dschungel

Author: Upton Sinclair (Schriftsteller, USA)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783293206649

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Page: 416

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Perceptions of the Press in Nineteenth-Century British Periodicals

A Bibliography

Author: E. M. Palmegiano

Publisher: Anthem Press

ISBN: 1783080531

Category: Reference

Page: 712

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This annotated bibliography of nineteenth-century British periodicals, complete with a detailed subject index, reveals how Victorian commentaries on journalism shaped the discourse on the origins and contemporary character of the domestic, imperial and foreign press. Drawn from a wide range of publications representing diverse political, economic, religious, social and literary views, this book contains over 4,500 entries, and features extracts from over forty nineteenth-century periodicals. The articles cataloged offer a thorough and influential analysis of their journalistic milieu, presenting statistics on sales and descriptions of advertising, passing judgment on space allocations, pinpointing different readerships, and identifying individuals who engaged with the press either exclusively or occasionally. Most importantly, the bibliography demonstrates that columnists routinely articulated ideas about the purpose of the press, yet rarely recognized the illogic of prioritizing public good and private profit simultaneously, thus highlighting implicitly a universal characteristic of journalism: its fractious, ambiguous, conflicting behavior.
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Rain Dogs

Kriminalroman

Author: Adrian McKinty

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518748483

Category: Fiction

Page: 404

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Unruhen bekämpfen, Herzschmerz und Fälle aufklären, die aber nicht vor Gericht gebracht werden dürfen, darin ist Sean Duffy als katholischer Bulle in Nordirland inzwischen Spezialist. Immerhin bekommt er es zum zweiten Mal in seiner Karriere mit einem locked room mystery zu tun, und welcher Bulle – in Nordirland oder sonstwo, katholisch oder nicht – kann das schon von sich behaupten? Die Journalistin Lily Bigelow wird im Hof von Carrickfergus Castle, wo sie sich allem Anschein nach über Nacht hat einschließen lassen, tot aufgefunden. Selbstmord, glaubt man, aber ein paar Dinge geben Sean Duffy zu denken, und er weigert sich, es dabei zu belassen. Duffy findet heraus, dass Bigelow an einer verheerenden Enthüllung in Sachen Korruption und Amtsmissbrauch innerhalb der höchsten Regierungskreise Großbritanniens und darüber hinaus gearbeitet hat. Und so sieht er sich mit zwei schwerwiegenden Problemen konfrontiert: Wer hat Lily Bigelow umgebracht? Und was wollte er oder sie damit vertuschen?
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Der jüngste Tag

Schauspiel in sieben Bildern

Author: Ödön von Horváth

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3843078025

Category: Drama

Page: 60

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Ödön von Horváth: Der jüngste Tag. Schauspiel in sieben Bildern Erstdruck 1937. Vollständige Neuausgabe. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2015. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: A. Provost, Zugunglück zwischen Versailles und Bellevue, 1842-1855. Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 11 pt.
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Consumer magazines of the British Isles

Author: Sam G. Riley

Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 300

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Concise publishing histories of fifty British magazines, with supplementary data on 330 others.
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Fever Pitch

Ballfieber - Die Geschichte eines Fans

Author: Nick Hornby

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 346230884X

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 336

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Klassiker, Bestseller und Kultbuch – jetzt in einer brillanten neuen Übersetzung erstmals als eBook Gleich sein erstes Buch machte Nick Hornby 1992 mit einem Schlag weltweit berühmt: »Fever Pitch« hat beim Publikum und bei den Journalisten wahre Begeisterungsstürme entfacht. Hornbys Buch war bahnbrechend, weil es als erstes auf den Punkt brachte, was Fußballbesessenheit in all ihren ernsten und komischen Facetten ausmacht.»Fever Pitch« erzählt die Geschichte eines Fußballfans, dessen Leben von den seltenen Siegen und zahlreichen Niederlagen seines Clubs bestimmt wird. Der Fan heißt Nick Hornby, sein Verein Arsenal London. Mit wunderbarer Leichtigkeit und sprühendem Witz schildert Hornby die Spiele und sein Leben.
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Women in Journalism at the Fin de Siècle

Making a Name for Herself

Author: F. Gray

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137001305

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 271

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As the nineteenth-century drew to a close, women became more numerous and prominent in British journalism. This book offers a fascinating introduction to the work lives of twelve such journalists, and each essay examines the career, writing and strategic choices of women battling against the odds to secure recognition in a male-dominated society.
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Bulmer Hobson and the nationalist movement in twentieth-century Ireland

Author: Marnie Hay

Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 275

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Bulmer Hobson (1883-1969) abandoned the pacifism of his Ulster Quaker roots to become a key leader in the Irish nationalist movement in the period leading up to the 1916 Easter Rising. Sidelined at a critical time and maligned by some republican colleagues, Hobson has not been the subject of a published study until now. This book outlines and assesses Hobson’s nationalist career in the period 1900-16, exploring his contributions to the Gaelic League, the Gaelic Athletic Association, the Sinn Féin movement, Na Fianna Éireann and the Irish Volunteers. It also examines his lesser-known activities as a publisher, civil servant and economic propagandist in the years after the Rising. As the only study on Bulmer Hobson this book will be of interest to historians and political scientists specializing in twentieth-century Ireland and the Irish revolution, Irish Studies scholars, and students of these disciplines. It will also appeal to the general reader with an interest in the history of the Irish revolution.
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Studies

An Irish Quarterly Review

Author: Lake Erie College

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: N.A

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The History of the Irish Newspaper 1685-1760

Author: Robert Munter

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521131162

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 248

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Dr Munter studies the growth and changing nature of the Irish periodical press from the time of the Protestant Ascendancy under William III to 1760, when provincial papers began to flourish outside Dublin. This was the period when newspapers were produced very largely in Dublin, mostly for local circulation among the English-speaking Protestant upper class. Dr Munter first sets the production of newspapers within the general history of Irish printing and bookselling, and the organisation of the trade. He then examines particular aspects of Irish newspaper history, presenting evidence about the importation of paper and the growth of local manufacture; the development of advertising and its importance as an element in the financial structure of the newspaper; evidence of the profitability of newspapers; circulation figures; the effect of the communications system on the supply and dissemination of news; the status of journalists and the development of the journalistic ethic; and analysis of the contents of the papers.
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Irish Journalism Before Independence

More a Disease Than a Profession

Author: Kevin Rafter

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0719084512

Category: History

Page: 240

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They reported wars, outraged monarchs and promoted the case for their country’s freedom. The pages of Irish Journalism Before Independence are filled with the remarkable stories of reporters, proprietors and propagandists. Sixteen leading writers celebrate the emergence of Irish Journalism in this original and engaging volume. These leading media academics, historians and scholars join in what is a festschrift travelling the long Irish nineteenth century to 1922. Their stories, narratives and histories illustrate the emergence of Irish journalism chronicling the evolution and development of the profession, and the various challenges confronted by the first generation of modern journalists.The profession’s past is framed by reference to its practitioners and their practice. Readers are treated to studies of foreign correspondents, editorial writers, provincial newspaper owners, sports journalists and the challenges of minority language journalism. The volume goes beyond Ireland to explore the work of Irish journalists abroad and shows how the great political debates about Ireland’s place in the United Kingdom served as a backdrop to newspaper publication in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.In his preface, Professor James Curran concludes that the volume “advances by leaps and bounds the history of the Irish press.”The collection makes valuable and important contribution to our knowledge of Irish journalism -- and like all good reportage it offers its readers a very good read.
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Der Judenstaat

Author: Theodor Herzl

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3736842295

Category: Fiction

Page: 88

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"Der Judenstaat. Versuch einer modernen Lösung der Judenfrage" ist ein Buch von Theodor Herzl, mit dem er versuchte, eine jüdische Antwort auf die damals so genannte Judenfrage aufzuzeigen. Es erschien 1896 in Leipzig und Wien in der "M. Breitenstein's Verlags-Buchhandlung", nachdem "Cronbach" in Berlin und "Duncker & Humblot" eine Publikation abgelehnt hatten. Herzl schrieb es unter dem Eindruck der Dreyfus-Affäre; er beendete das Manuskript am 17. Juni 1895.
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Achtzig Jahre und mehr

Author: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Publisher: ein-FACH-verlag

ISBN: 3928089587

Category:

Page: 410

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