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The parameters of the permissible: how Scrap Saturday got away with it

Sheehan, Helena (1992) The parameters of the permissible: how Scrap Saturday got away with it. Irish Communications Review, 2 . pp. 73-76. ISSN 0791-0010

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Scrap Saturday was a satirical radio production running on RTE from October 1990 to December 1991. It was much discussed at the time and has lived on in popular memory since then. This article examines how it pushed out the boundaries of what could could be broadcast in Ireland.

Item Type:Article (Published)
Uncontrolled Keywords:satire; politics; public discourse; radio; RTE; broadcasting;
Subjects:Social Sciences > Communication
Social Sciences > Mass media
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > School of Communications
Publisher:Dublin Institute of Technology
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Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:4689
Deposited On:29 Jul 2009 09:51 by Helena Sheehan. Last Modified 29 Jul 2009 09:51

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