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The Alternative Press - Press and Publishing

Morley, David G.. 2007. The Alternative Press - Press and Publishing. In: Kate Coyer; Tony Dowmunt and Alan Fountain, eds. The Alternative Media Handbook. London: Routledge, pp. 47-58. ISBN 978-0415359658 [Book Section]

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'Alternative Media' is the term used to describe non-mainstream media forms that are independently run and community focussed, such as zines, pirate radio, online discussion boards, community run and owned broadcasting companies, and activist publications such as Red Pepper and Corporate Watch. The book outlines the different types of 'alternative media' and offers an overview of global alternative media activity, before moving on to provide information about alternative media production and how to get involved in it, including:

•What is Alternative Media?
•alternative media in practice
•making media
•getting involved.

This book will primarily appeal to students studying media freedom, alternative media, media globalization and media production as well as anyone wishing to embark on a career in this field.

Item Type:

Book Section

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Media and Communications

Dates:

DateEvent
2007Published

Item ID:

14733

Date Deposited:

10 Nov 2015 10:35

Last Modified:

11 Jan 2019 14:37

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/14733

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