War Radio News Censorship – Britain and Commonwealth

war radio news censorship

In democracies, wartime censorship is about finding the right balance between informing the public to create support while denying intelligence to wartime opponents. In addition to news from the war zones, censorship applied on the home front. Any details about weather, war production or troop movements were banned.  Read more

Press-Radio Wars – Conflict between Media

press-radio wars

The first generation of professional broadcasting was marked by the Press-Radio Wars. Everywhere, newspapers worked hard to stop radio news from taking over. Newspapers attacked with political lobbying, law suits, restrictive practices and economic sanctions.  Read more