By Tony Harcup
Bringing jointly new and vintage paintings by means of Tony Harcup, this booklet considers the advance of different journalism from the Nineteen Seventies up until today.
Bringing thought and perform jointly, Harcup builds an understanding of different media by utilizing distinctive case stories and surveys. together with reviews of newshounds who've labored in either mainstream and replacement media, he considers the motivations, practices and roles of alternative journalism in addition to delving into moral considerations.
Moving from the heritage of different journalism, Harcup considers the hot unfold of 'citizen journalism' and using social media, and asks what the role of other journalism is today.
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My reminiscence of Adrian Mitchell was more prosaic. After he had treated us to some of his poems at the basement one evening, we duly showed him some of ours. He looked at my awkward attempt at writing new words to a Bob Dylan song – what on earth was I thinking? ’ I got his drift when I saw his Mind Your Head at the Shaw Theatre in Euston, during which Cliﬀ Richard’s woeful hit ‘Power To All Our Friends’ was rendered as: Bollocks to all our foes Whether Hitlers or Uncle Joes. To the boss and the bourgeoisie Baby, bollocks from you and me.
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