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Voices of a Nation A History of Mass Media in the United States

ISBN-10: 0205335462

ISBN-13: 9780205335466

Edition: 4th 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Jean Folkerts, Dwight L. Teeter, Keith Kincaid

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List price: $132.60
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Preface
Media in Early America
Crossing the Atlantic
Printing Revolution as a Catalyst for Social Change
Prior Restraint in England: Publishing Precedent
British America
Publishing--A Commercial Enterprise
Conclusion
Resistance and Liberty
Impartiality: Principle of Economics?
Resistance Personified: The Zenger Trial
Colonial Resistance to Economic Policy
Economic Resistance Turns Political
News of Congress and of War
Newspapers for a Continent
Conclusion
Forming a New Nation
Constitutional Politics and the Press
Evolution of the Commercial Press
Political Press and National Politics
Conclusion
Diversity in the Early Republic
Newspapers and an Informed Public
Magazines
Book Publishing as a Challenge to Cultural Norms
Conclusion
Penny Papers in the Metropolis
Characteristics of the Penny Press
The New York Leaders
Reasons for Development
Conclusion
Media in an Expanding Nation
Expansion Unifies and Divides
Transportation and Communication
Communication and the Movement Westward
Oral Culture and the Lecture Circuit
Evolution of the Penny Press
Press Development in the Antebellum South
Conclusion
Communication Issues in the Antislavery Movement and the Civil War
The Abolitionist Movement: Printed Products in an Age of Change
Restrictions on Publishing
The Civil War
Photography and Pictorial Illustration
Conclusion
Modernization and Printed Products
A Magazine Revolution
Challenge of Modernization
Pleas for Equality and Progress
Conclusion
Mass Markets and Mass Culture
Advertising and Mass Culture
Mass Press for a Mass Audience
Business Promotes Itself
Professionalization and Exclusion
Critique of the Press
Conclusion
Reform is My Religion
Impact of Immigration on Society and Publications
The Suffragist Press
Black Press at the Turn of the Century
Agrarian Press and the Lecture Circuit
Conclusion
Media in a Modern World
Progressivism and World Wari
Mass-Market Muckraking
Newspapers in the Early Twentieth Century
Control of Information during the War
Media Reaction to the War
Correspondents at the Front
Electronic Media's Debut
Conclusion
Media and Consumer Culture
Radio: What Have They Done with My Child?
Newsreels: Facts and Fakery
Going to the Movies
Advertising and Consumer Culture
Public Relations: A Corporate Necessity
The 1920s Newspaper and Nationalization
Novels and Pulps
Conclusion
Depression and Disillusion
Media Content as Interpretation
Media Content as Entertainment
Media and Government
Photojournalism
Conclusion
Images of War
A Radio War
Media and Government
Television Technology Emerges from the Wings
Black Press Reflects Increased Consumer Power
Conclusion
Corporate Power and Globalization
Electronic Images in a Cold War
Media Compete for Audiences and Advertising
Media and the Advertising Industry
Media and Public Relations: The Image of Business
Media, Government, and Politics
A Few Lonely Voices of Dissent
Conclusion
Affluence and Activism
At Home and Abroad: The Big Stories
Electronic Media and the Global Village
Questions of Media Monopoly, Regulation, and Technology
Cultural Change in the Newsrooms
Government and the Press
Credibility and Ethics
Language of 1960s Journalism
Magazines: Death or Specialization
Conclusion
News as a Corporate Enterprise
Corporate and Public Ownership
Deregulation and the FCC
New Technology: Networks in Decline
Technologies of the 1980s
Computers and an Information Society
Information via the Internet
Government News Management in Modern War
Management of Special-Interest News
Changing News Agenda for Newspapers
Conclusion
New Technologies and Globalization
Technologies and Regulation
Media Convergence
Consequences of Media Consolidation
Television, Politics, and Democracy
The Global Picture
The Mainstream Newspaper Press
Ethnic Media
Conclusion
Index