What is it about?

The book itself looks at the reporting of Manchester's Christmas Blitz in 1940

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Why is it important?

It gives context to the censorial pressures imposed on UK newspapers in WW2


A fundamental question is viewing WW2 newspapers is how much journalists should support the war effort, and in doing so should they abandon reporting norms?

Dr Guy Hodgson
Liverpool John Moores University

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This page is a summary of: War Torn: Manchester, its Newspapers and the Luftwaffe's Blitz of 1940, Media History, January 2016, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/13688804.2015.1122335.
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