American Media History

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Thomson/Wadsworth, 2005 - Social Science - 422 pages
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AMERICAN MEDIA HISTORY is a lively text that focuses on the development and impact of the American media. Each chapter of American Media History centers on the development of a particular medium and is written as a story. At the same time, it incorporates brief biographies of important media figures and other primary materials to keep students engrossed with the content.

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Contents

THE COLONIAL YEARS
15
THE PRESS AND THE REVOLUTION
38
THE PRESS AND THE FOUNDING OF A NATION
65
Copyright

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Anthony R. Fellow, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Communications at California State University, Fullerton, was a daily newspaper reporter and editor for 10 years before obtaining his doctorate at the Annenberg School of Communication, University of Southern California, where he also has served as an adjunct professor. He is co-author of the COPY EDITORS HANDBOOK FOR NEWSPAPERS and NEWS WRITING IN A MULTIMEDIA WORLD. Fellow covered the presidencies of Richard M. Nixon, as a student, and Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carter, as a professional journalist. He has more than 10 years of professional journalism experience as a reporter, copy editor and assistant city editor, and he continues to write columns for daily newspapers.

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