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The media, poverty and public opinion in the UK

Report of a study undertaken to explore the role of national, local and community media in reflecting and influencing public perceptions of poverty and welfare. Among the study's aims was to compare representations of poverty across different UK media, pinpoint examples of effective practice in communicating poverty issues to the public and highlight transferable lessons from these.

John H. McKendrick
Stephen Sinclair
Anthea Irwin
Hugh O'Donnell
Gill Scott
Louise Dobbie
Joseph Rowntree Foundation