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Key Readings in Journalism brings together the essential writings that every student of journalism should know. The volume presents forty of the most important works about journalism arranged thematically to enable students to think deeply and broadly about journalism'”its social impact, its history, key individuals and institutions, its practice, and its future. Each reading is introduced with a headnote that provides context and points to key concepts discussed in the selection. Key Readings in Journalism is designed to be used as a primary text in undergraduate Introduction to Journalism and Journalism and Society courses, and the selections have been carefully chosen to reflect the needs of today's journalism classroom.
Elliot King is Professor and Chair in the Communication Department at Loyola University Maryland. Jane L. Chapman is Professor of Communications in the School of Journalism at Lincoln University, and is a Visiting Fellow at Wolfson College Cambridge.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: What We Should Know||p. 1|
|The Development of Journalism||p. 9|
|Discoveringthe the News||p. 13|
|A Place in the News||p. 26|
|Technology and Ideology: The Case of the Telegraph||p. 40|
|The African American Newspaper||p. 55|
|Comparative Media History||p. 64|
|Free for All: The Internet's Transformation of Journalism||p. 77|
|Doing Journalism||p. 89|
|Deciding What's News||p. 95|
|The Face of War||p. 105|
|The Race Beat||p. 116|
|The First Casualty||p. 136|
|All the President's Men||p. 154|
|The Girls in the Balcony||p. 165|
|Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print and Power||p. 179|
|The Autobiography of Lincoln Steffens||p. 189|
|Margaret Bourke White: A Biography||p. 200|
|Murrow: His Life and Times||p. 219|
|Breaking Barriers||p. 234|
|Personal History||p. 244|
|Classic Reporting||p. 255|
|Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in all its Phases||p. 259|
|A History of Standard Oil Company||p. 266|
|Ernie's War||p. 280|
|Silent Spring||p. 290|
|In Cold Blood||p. 299|
|The Boys on the Bus||p. 311|
|Journalism and Society||p. 321|
|Democracy in America||p. 327|
|Public Opinion||p. 339|
|The Brass Check||p. 351|
|A Free and Responsible Press: The Hutchins Committee Response||p. 357|
|The Press||p. 368|
|Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media||p. 380|
|On Television and Journalism||p. 398|
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