9780826218117

Journalism 1908 : Birth of a Profession

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826218117

  • ISBN10:

    0826218113

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-09-15
  • Publisher: Univ of Missouri Pr
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Summary

"Journalism - 1908 opens a window on mass communication a century ago. It tells how the news media in the United States were fundamentally changed by the creation of academic departments and schools of journalism, by the founding of the National Press Club, and by exciting advances that included early newsreels, the introduction of halftones to print, and even changes in newspaper design." "Journalism - 1908 commemorates a century of progress in the media and, given the pace of Missouri's School of Journalism in that history, is an appropriate celebration of that school's centennial. It is a lode of information about journalism education history that will surprise even many of those in the field and marks a seminal year with lasting significance for the profession."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

Emerging Professionalism and Modernityp. 1
The Scene in 1908p. 15
1908: A Very Political Year for the Pressp. 17
From Whiskey Ads to the Reverend Jellyfish: Media Law in 1908p. 32
Modernization: Journalism Comes of Agep. 51
Community Journalism: A Continuous Objectivep. 53
Press Clubs Champion Journalism Educationp. 65
Philosophy at Work: Ideas Made a Differencep. 82
Institutional Rumblings and Changep. 101
Power, Irony, and Contradictions: Education and the News Businessp. 105
The Age of "Glory and Risk": The Advertising Industry Finds Its Worthp. 128
Journalism's Extended Familyp. 145
Work in Progress: Labor and the Press in 1908p. 147
Good Women and Bad Girls: Women and Journalism in 1908p. 162
General Assignment Plusp. 181
Sports Journalism and the Newp. 185
Enter, Stage Right: Critics Flex Their Muscles in the Heyday of Live Performancesp. 200
1908: The Beginnings of Globalization in Journalism Educationp. 216
The Look of 1908: Newspaper Design's Status at a Turning Point in Journalism Educationp. 231
Journalism's Concurrent Voicesp. 261
Reform, Consume: Social Tumult on the Pages of Progressive Era Magazinesp. 265
Foreign Voices Yearning to Breathe Free: The Early Twentieth-Century Immigrant Press in the United Statesp. 283
Forced to the Margins: The Early Twentieth-Century African American Pressp. 303
Conclusion, 1908: The Aftermathp. 317
About the Contributorsp. 333
Indexp. 337
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