TITLE

BRITISH BROADCASTING AND IRELAND

AUTHOR(S)
Curtis, Liz
PUB. DATE
March 1986
SOURCE
Screen;Mar/Apr86, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses television and radio censorship in Ireland in the 1970-1980 period. The British government ensured the no criticism of its anachronistic policy in Ireland would be broadcasted. Christopher Chataway, an officer responsible in broadcasting, instructed broadcasters not to treat soldiers and murderers as morally equal amid the prevalence of murder committed by British soldiers in Ireland. An interview with released detainee Michael Farrer and a report on nationalist Alternative Parliament were among notable censorships during this era.
ACCESSION #
31448818

 

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