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Studies in Newspaper and Periodical History, 1994 Annual

by Michael Harris, Tom O'Malley

 

This second annual offers the only major review of international newspaper and periodical history.

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August 1996

Greenwood

Pages 240
Volumes 1
Size 6 1/8x9 1/4
Topics Popular Culture/Media, Television, and Radio

This second annual review of international newspaper and periodical history is a further continuation of the Journal of Newspaper and Periodical History. Michael Harris and Tom O'Malley have brought together a broad collection of perspectives about newspaper and periodical reporting from the 17th to 20th centuries. This annual also describes important sources, gives a succinct annual review of newspaper history, and reviews noteworthy new books in newspaper and periodical history. It is an essential source for historians and teachers of media and communications courses.

This volume discusses 17th-century newsbooks, Walpole's management of political opinion, publication of the Universal Museum about booksellers, and reports on a treason trial in the 18th century. The annual goes on to analyze how the British press was Americanized from 1830 to 1914, analyzes the Dreyfus case in ^Le Matin as well as newspaper-reading by British forces in World War I. This annual also describes important sources, gives a succinct annual review of newspaper history, and reviews noteworthy new books in newspaper and periodical history. It is an essential source for historians and teachers of media and communications courses.

Table of Contents

PrefaceThe Seventeenth and Eighteenth CenturiesThe Great Assises Holden in Parnassus: The Reputation and Reality of Seventeenth-Century Newsbooks by Joad Raymond"The Premier Scribbler Himself": Sir Robert Walpole and the Management of Political Opinion by Simon TargettArthur Young and "Ten or a Dozen Bestsellers": The Publication of the Universal Museum in 1762 by Barbara Laning FitzpatrickReporting a Treason Trial in 1798 by C. C. BarfootNineteenth and Twentieth CenturiesThe Americanization of the British Press, 1830-1914 by Joel H. WienerBunanu-Varilla and the Dreyfus Case: Le Matin's Publication of the Bordereau by Robert L. Spellman"You Can't Believe a Word You Read": Newspaper-reading in the British Expeditionary Forces, 1914-1918 by Nicholas Hiley"Selling the Pass": The Daily Herald and the 1923 Dock Strike by Huw RichardsSources for Newspaper and Periodical HistoryRecords of the Establishment of The London Daily Advertiser in 1751 by Barbara Laning FitzpatrickSources for Newspaper History in the National Register of Archives by Louise CravenNewspaper Archives: A Legacy of Indifference by Eamon DyasMusic Journalism and the Public Sphere in Stockholm, 1780 by Kristina WidestedtAnnual Review of Work in Newspaper History by Diana DixonReviewsIndex

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