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Covering America A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism

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ISBN-10: 1558499113

ISBN-13: 9781558499119

Edition: 2012

Authors: Christopher B. Daly

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A lively history of American journalism from the colonial era to the present day.
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 3/2/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Press, 1704-1920
Foundations of the American Press, 1704-1763 Franklin and His Contemporaries
Printers Take Sides, 1763-1832
Putting the News in Newspapers, 1833-1850
Radicals All! 1830-1875: Covering Slavery and the Civil War
Crusaders and Conservatives, 1875-1912: Journalism in Yellow and Gray
Professionalizing the News in Peace and War, 1900-1920
The Media, 1920
Jazz Age Journalism, 1920-1929: Magazines and Radio Challenge the Newspaper
Hard Times, 1929-1941: Three Great Columnists, Two Great Reporters, One Horrible Decade
The "Good War," 1941-1945
Creating Big Media, 1945-1963
Rocking the Establishment, 1962-1972
The Establishment Holds, 1967-1974
Big Media Get Bigger, 1980-1999
Going Digital, 1995-
Conclusion
Appendix: Major Periods in the History of U.S. Journalism
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index