Bennett's New York Herald and the Rise of the Popular Press

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Syracuse University Press, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 202 pages
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Recounts how Bennett founded the Herald, New York's first popular, cheap, mass circulation newspaper, and examines its coverage of the news

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What did James Gordon Bennett do from 1835 to 1872 to make his newspaper the nation's largest and most prosperous daily? Crouthamel recounts in detail Bennett's flair for personal puffery, local ... Read full review


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