The Media Guide 1999

Steve Peak and Paul Fisher

Digital television, rival cable providers, a shuffle of editors among the tabloids that included the return of the legendary Kelvin MacKenzie to print media and the ongoing debates about privacy and libel laws have charcterised the media and are all charted here. Plus, a review of the independent production companies to see who is flourishing and who falling, the expansion of the reference content that includes every section of the media from local papers to national radio, satellite channels to the head of drama for Channel 4, new colour sections and annual update of the most vital contact numbers for journalists, PR companies, researchers and anyone who would like to join the media pack. The Guardian’s unrivalled source book is once again bigger than ever and better selling than ever: if you want to know what has been happening, or is about to happen or who to ask to find out about it from the world of the media, read The Media Guide.