Development of American journalism.


Dubuque, Iowa, W.C. Brown Company [1969] .

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Subjects Journalism -- United States.
Journalism.
Journalisme -- EĢtats-Unis.
Journalistiek.
United States.
Series Journalism series (Dubuque, Iowa)
Description xiv, 767 pages illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents Colonial and revolutionary press (1690-1783). American colonial beginnings -- The revolutionary press -- Young nation's newspapers (1783-1830). Launching the new nation -- National expansion stimulates press -- The press moves west -- Magazine expansion -- Popular penny press (1830-1865). Expanding democracy and the press -- Penny press leaders -- Standard papers change, merge, expire -- Beginnings of press associations -- Dixieland's newspapers -- North central states' journalism expands -- Southwest and Rocky Mountain regions get first newspapers -- Pacific coast acquires first weeklies, dailies -- Civil War press -- Magazines popularized -- Gilded age journalism (1865-1900). Industrial, urban America and its press -- New York press: the innovators -- New York's standard papers forced to change -- Atlantic seaboard journalism -- Southern newspaper leaders -- Midwestern newspaper voices -- Southwest and mountain press mature -- Pacific coast crusaders -- Press fights a war (Spanish-American) -- Struggles of expanding news associations -- Newspaper syndicates and chains begin -- Advertising sells American products -- Presses turn faster -- Magazines widen their appeal -- Professional advances made -- Chain and syndicate journalism (since 1900). Journalism in the age of mass production -- New York's dynamic newspapers -- Tabloids: kisses, bullets and liberals -- Atlantic seaboard dailies -- Southern newspapers -- Midwestern journalism voices -- Mississippi, Missouri Valley press -- Southwestern and mountain regional newspapers -- Pacific coast's booming newspapers -- Covering global war proves staggering job -- Press associations girdle nation, world -- Newsmen fight to get and publish news -- Press technology makes many advances -- New communication facilities: radio, television -- Magazine change and expansion in the twentieth century -- Press clubs, union and associations -- Professionalism grows.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1873
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kobre, Sidney, 1907-
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