American Media History

ISBN-10: 0495567752

ISBN-13: 9780495567752

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Anthony Fellow

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List price: $246.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/8/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Anthony R. Fellow, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Communications at California State University, Fullerton, was a daily newspaper reporter and editor for 10 years before obtaining his doctorate at the Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, where he also has served as an adjunct professor. He is co-author of the COPY EDITORS HANDBOOK FOR NEWSPAPERS and NEWS WRITING IN A MULTIMEDIA WORLD. Fellow covered the presidencies of Richard M. Nixon, as a student, and Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter, as a professional journalist. He has more than 10 years of professional journalism experience as a reporter, copy editor and assistant city editor, and he continues to write columns for daily newspapers.

Introduction Before the American Experience
1690+1833 The Press in Early America
The Colonial Years
The Press and the Revolution
The Press and the Founding of a Nation
1833+1860 A New Politics, a New Press
A Press for the Massess
A Divided Nation, A Divided Media
The Yellow Press and the Times
Magazines, Muckraking, and Public Relations
1900+1950 Media Promises in a Technological Society
American Film
Radio and its Promises
Television: Progress and Problems
1950+Present Media Challenges in a Changing World
Advertising as a Social, Economic and Political Force
The Media and National Crises
The Internet Revolution and the Information Explosion
Annotated Bibliography
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