Media Studies in the UK

Peter Golding

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This article outlines the growth and character of media and communication studies in the UK. It sets out the history and development of the field, and explains its twin origins in both humanities and social sciences contexts. The article also presents some descriptive data about the scale and nature of teaching and research in the field in UK higher education, and explains the evolution of relevant subject associations. The public, political and professional reception of and response to the field are described, and the continuing debates about its value and salience examined.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)503-515
Number of pages13
Issue number4
Early online date18 Sept 2019
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2019
Externally publishedYes


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