This book is dedicated to the following people who have been helpful and incredibly patient with me for the last five years.
Marja Giejgo for untiring and brilliant proof-reading and personal support.
Rebecca Barden for having the patience of a saint and being a supportive editor.
Professor James Curran whose idea it was and for being a nice chap.
John Smith for researching in Australia valuable information and acquiring books that have been helpful.
Trevor John Lecturer in Sound and Radio from the University of Newcastle, Australia for more proof-reading and superb suggestions for improvement.
Jessica Nicholas for more help and Australian intelligence.
Keith Waghorn, Damien Chalaud, and John Beacham at Goldsmiths College for putting up with me.
Sarah Fuller, Kevin Steele, and Mindy Leigh at BBC Radio Training, and
Sean McTernan, BBC Legal Department.
Justin Everard at the BBC and Nina Bialoguski at ITN for organising photographs.
Charles Golding at LBC for being a superb Programme Controller. Trevor Aston, Deputy Programme Controller and producers Chris Lowri and Steve Campen.
Derval Fitzsimons at IRN and colleagues at News Direct 97.3 FM.
Bilha and Gerry Goldberg at the International Radio Festival of New York for allowing me to be the festival's archivist and have access to thousands of radio news programmes from around the world.
Tim Knight for information and intelligence from Japan.
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Publication information: Book title: International Radio Journalism: History, Theory and Practice. Contributors: Tim Crook - Author. Publisher: Routledge. Place of publication: London. Publication year: 1998. Page number: ix.
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