The Media in Scotland
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Media in Scotland by Neil Blain
Book DescriptionThis book brings together academics, writers and politicians to explore the range and nature of the media in Scotland. The book includes chapters on the separate histories of the press, broadcasting and cinema, on the representation and construction of Scotland, the contemporary communications environment, and the languages used in the media. Other chapters consider television drama, soap opera, broadcast comedy, gender, the media and politics, race and ethnicity, gender, popular music, sport and new technology, the place of Gaelic, and current issues in screen fiction. The book offers a comprehensive picture of the media in Scotland and is the first to do so. It raises a number of important questions about how Scotland presents itself at home and abroad as well as analyzing questions of politics, economics and governance. Among the contributors are David Bruce, Myra Macdonald, Brian McNair, Hugh O'Donnell, Mike Russell, Philip Schlesinger and Brian Wilson.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748628001
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Neil Blain
Media in Scotland, Hardback (May 2008)
A comprehensive study of the media in Scotland.
Media, Monarchy and Power, Paperback (February 2003)
An insight into the cultural functions of royalty. Examining the period from the 1980s to the modern day, Neil Blain and Hugh O'Donnell question the relationship between monarchies and their "subjects". They discuss a range of textual examples from the press and television accounts.
Sport, Media, Culture, Paperback (June 2002)» View all books by Neil Blain
This book focuses on the sport-media phenomenon and analyses such issues as new media technology, gender, ethnicity, collective identity and globalization, as well as aspects of the political economy of the media.
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Author Biography - Neil Blain
Neil Blain is Professor of Media and Culture and Head of Department of Film & Media Studies at the University of Stirling. David Hutchison is Research Fellow in Media Policy at Glasgow Caledonian University.
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