Jenny Diski: Family Newspapers, 8 October 2009
Show More Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life and the British Popular Press 1918-78 by Adrian Bingham.
Oxford, 298 pp., £55, February 2009, 978 0 19 927958 6Show More
“... tables, the haven around which tabloid editors and owners expected their products to be read. What Adrian Bingham’s Family Newspapers? shows clearly, if a little solemnly, is that the popular press has always tried to suck readers in with banner headline titillation, inside-page innuendo, and pictures of women as déshabillée as the times would ...”