The Media in Wales

Voices of a Small Nation

Author(s): David Barlow Phillip Mitchell Tom O’Malley

Language: English

Genre(s): Media Film and Theatre Welsh Interest

  • June 2005 · 208pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Paperback - 9780708318393

About The Book

This text maps the history and current situation of the media in Wales in an accessible manner and contributes to current debates on the present and future roles of the Welsh media. It contains chapters on radio, television, the press, cinema and media policy relating to Wales.


'If you've ever wondered how the media in Wales came to look the way it does, then look no further than this book for the answer. '

'...this is a most welcome addition to the growing body of research and publications on the media in Wales. It will prove an invaluable guide and source of information for students, researchers, media industry members and lay people alike... It can be confidently predicted that The Media in Wales will open the door to further debate on this vital component of Welsh life'. Planet

About the Author(s)

David Barlow

Dr. David Barlow is a lecturer in media, culture and communication in the Cardiff School of Creative and Cultural Industries and Director of the Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations at the University of Glamorgan. He is an Honorary Research Associate in the Department of Media Studies at La Trobe University in Australia, and a member of the Research Institute for Applied Communication (IMEE) in Cyprus.

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Phillip Mitchell

Dr Philip Mitchell is Head of Academic Programmes (Operations) in the Faculty of Creative Industries at the University of South Wales.

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Tom O’Malley

Tom O'Malley is Emeritus Professor of Theatre Film & Television Studies at Aberystwyth University.

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