A place in the news: from the women's pages to the front page

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Dodd, Mead, 1988 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 378 pages
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Based on numerous interviews with reporters, editors, and publishers, this book examines the increased presence of women in the press and their impact on news coverage by the press and relays the stories of the efforts of women to ensure a more balanced c

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Mills ( Los Angeles Times ) provides an excellent history of women working in the newspaper field. She lets the womenpublishers, writers, editors, and photographersshare their own accounts of their ... Read full review


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Kay Mills, freelance writer, worked for the Los Angeles Times for 13 years, including a stint on its editorial board. She has a B.A. in political science from Pennsylvania State University and an M.A. in history from Northwestern University. In addition to her work at the Times, Mills worked for Senator Edmund Muskie during the 1970s and for the Newhouse newspaper chain. Kay Mills's books include A Place in the News: From the Women's Pages to the Front Page and This Little Light of Mine: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer, a biography of the civil rights activist from Mississippi.

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