A History of News: From the Drum to the Satellite

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This basic text addresses issues in contemporary American journalism from an extended historical perspective and also includes material on the development of news in other societies. The breadth of coverage makes this text both a valuable resource in the classroom and for future reference.

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A history of news: from the drum to the satellite

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Traditional accounts of journalism tend to move from one historically important paper to another, but Stephens (journalism, New York University) breaks that mold. He proffers a broader social focus on ... Read full review


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