History of Journalism in the United States

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D. Appleton, 1920 - History - 453 pages
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Contents

Historic Preparation for Journalism I
1
The First Newspaper in America
12
The First Journals and Their Editors
23
Philadelphia and the Bradfords
35
Printing in New York The Zenger Trial
45
Rise of Fourth Estate g VII The Assumption of Political Power
76
The Boston Gazette and Samuel Adams
100
Journalism and the Revolution
116
Suffrage and Slavery
217
Newspapers and the Capital
230
Penny Papers and the New York Sun
240
James Gordon Bennett and the Herald
255
Greeley and the Tribune
269
The Times and Greeleys Triumph
282
The Autocracy of the Slaveholders
295
Civil War
307

After the Revolution
135
chapter rtat
137
Growth of Party Press
153
The Editor and the Government
164
Adams and the Alien and Sedition Laws
176
Hamilton and the Evening Post
190
Emigration and the Papers of the West
200
AfterWar Problems and Reform
347
The Melodrama in the News
360
Conclusion
370
A The Beginning of Newes
383
EGrowth of Newspapers from 1776 to 1840 303
393
Bibliography
399
Index
429

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