The Nation's Newsbrokers: The formative years, from pretelegraph to 1865
Northwestern University Press, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 370 pages
Richard A. Schwarzlose's long-awaited two-volume The Nation's Newsbrokers makes a major contribution to the history of journalism in the United States. Schwarzlose traces the development of the Associated Press and the predecessors of United Press International from scattered beginnings in the 1840s to their emergence as a mature national institution in the World War I era.
In Volume 1, Schwarzlose analyzes the problems of communication and transportation in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and examines the news media before and during the Civil War.
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Newsbroking is the agent- or agency-controlled process of daily news-gathering via communications systems among journalists in different communities. This first of two volumes covers the spotty record ... Read full review
Politics and the American Press: The Rise of Objectivity, 1865-1920
Richard L. Kaplan
Limited preview - 2002