Oír la radio en EspañaAproximación a las audiencias radiofónicas durante el primer franquismo (1939-1959)

  1. Gómez García, Salvador
  2. Cabeza San Deogracias, José
Historia Crítica

ISSN: 0121-1617 1900-6152

Year of publication: 2013

Issue Title: Tema abierto

Issue: 50

Pages: 105-131

Type: Article

DOI: 10.7440/HISTCRIT50.2013.05 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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This investigation analyzes radio audiences during the first Francoist period (1939-1959) and values the efficacy of official propaganda broadcast through the Radio Nacional de España (rne: National Radio of Spain). The investigation uses various statistics and newspaper sources as well as the image of radio given by movies and comics at the time. Through quantitative and qualitative analysis we demonstrate that the drive to have doctrinal programming in news and entertainment in public radio led large audience groups urban and rural, center and periphery to find refuge in the evasion offered by private radio stations.