By Andrew Crisell
This is often an obtainable and concise historical past of British radio and tv. The publication considers the character and evolution of broadcasting, the expansion of broadcasting associations and the relation of broadcasting to a much wider political and social context. starting with the genesis of radio on the flip of the century, Crisell discusses key moments in media background from the 1st instant broadcast in 1920 to the current. Key issues coated contain: * The institution of the BBC in 1927 * the final strike, notions of public carrier broadcasting and the cultural values of the BBC * Broadcasting in wartime * The heyday of radio within the Forties and Nineteen Fifties and the increase of tv * BBC2, Channel four and minority tv * The altering position of radio in a tv age * The convergence of broadcasting and different media * destiny concerns for broadcasting.
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It was the General Strike which showed that sooner or later broadcasting’s ability to deliver the latest news would not be denied, and the 1920s and 1930s are a history of the BBC’s gradual escape from the stranglehold of the press. The 1927 Charter recognized in principle the BBC’s right to broadcast its own news, and thenceforth the Corporation made a continuous effort to reduce its dependence on agency material and establish its own newsgathering facilities. But in order to protect the circulation of the papers restrictions remained upon the time that the news could be broadcast: it was not until the outbreak of the Second World War that bulletins were heard before 6 pm.
At first the output of the regional stations fairly closely reflected the localities they served, while the relay stations were largely sustained by London; but from 1925 Reith developed a centralized programming policy which within five years resulted in the elimination of genuinely local radio. By 1930 London was transmitting a service called the National Programme (until the 1970s the term ‘programme’ was used to mean ‘network’ as well as an individual broadcast that could be heard on a network – a usage that sometimes 15 The phenomenon of broadcasting confuses the modern student).
It explained what was happening and what the citizen could do, but not why the strike came about. The company was twice humiliated by the government, first when its attempt to bring a union leader to the microphone was vetoed, and second when it was bullied into refusing to broadcast a peace formula devised by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Nevertheless it achieved much. The tone in which it reported the strike was cheerful and conciliatory throughout. Furthermore its perspective on events was never wholly identified with the government’s.
An Introductory History of British Broadcasting (1997) by Andrew Crisell