American journalism; a history, 1690-1960.


3d ed.. New York, Macmillan [1962] .

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Subjects American newspapers.
Journalism -- United States.
Journalism.
Journalistiek.
PerioĢdicos americanos.
Prensa -- EE. UU.
Press -- United States.
Press.
United States.
Description 901 pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date [1962]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Revision of 1950 edition, with added data on new developments of the past decade, including the advent of television, electronic methods of gathering information, et cetera For other editions, see Author Catalog.
Contents The beginners, 1690-1765. First newspaper in "The New England" -- Early journalism in the middle and southern colonies -- What the first American newspapers were like -- The press in the American revolution, 1765-1783. Patriots and Loyalists -- Covering the revolution -- The party press: early period, 1783-1801. Federalists and Republicans -- The village weekly; the south and west -- Freedom of the press -- The party press: middle period, 1801-1833. The dark ages of partisan journalism -- Political and mercantile newspapers -- Developments of the news function -- The party press: later period, 1833-1860. Sunrise -- The penny press of the 1830's -- The political newspapers -- Founding the Tribune and the Times -- The westward movement of journalism -- Developments in format and content -- Attitudes toward the press -- Class papers and magazines -- Journalism in war and reconstruction, 1860-1872. Reporting the war between the states -- Editorial criticism of the conduct of the war -- The southern press in the war; Reconstruction -- Dana and the Sun; News developments -- Expansion and development -- The rise of the independent press, 1872-1892. The established leaders of the New York press -- Joseph Pulitzer and the new journalism -- Rise of evening papers; Journalism of leading cities -- Journalism in the west -- Weekly and Sunday edition; Newspaper content; Organizations -- Mechanical and business phases; Government and press -- The rise and fall of yellow journalism, 1892-1914. Yellow journalism and the war with Spain -- The newspaper as leviathan -- Great journals and journalists of the west -- What the papers printed at the turn of the century -- Business and mechanical sides; Personnel; Relations with government -- The modern newspaper, 1914-1940. American newspapers and the First World War -- Consolidations and chains -- Recent changes and developments of famous newspapers -- The tabloid newspaper -- Depression, the radio, and pictures -- Newspaper content: columns, comics, news -- Advertising and circulation -- Relations with government; Professional developments -- Journalism in the 1940's. Coverage of the Second World War -- Government and press -- Major newspaper changes -- Management problems -- The news and its status -- The era of the mass audience. Economics and technologies -- Ownership and group shifts -- The electronic media -- Magazines and features -- What's the news? -- Reporting the Korean War -- Government and the media -- The professional spirit.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)332776
(OCoLC)ocm00332776
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Mott, Frank Luther, 1886-1964.
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