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Dead Tree Media Manufacturing the Newspaper in Twentieth-Century North America

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ISBN-10: 1421426064

ISBN-13: 9781421426068

Edition: 2018

Authors: Michael Stamm

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Popular assessments of printed newspapers have become so grim that some have taken to calling them "dead tree media" as a way of invoking the medium's imminent demise. There is a literal truth hidden in this dismissive expression: printed newspapers really are material goods made from trees. And, throughout the twentieth century, the overwhelming majority of trees cut down in the service of printing newspapers in the United States came from Canada. In Dead Tree Media, Michael Stamm reveals the international history of the commodity chains connecting Canadian trees and US readers. Drawing on newly available corporate documents and research in archives across North America, Stamm offers a…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 10/16/2018
Pages: 376
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long
Language: English

Michael Stamm teaches in the Department of History and School of Journalism at Michigan State University.