Discovering the News: A Social History of American Newspapers / Edition 1

Discovering the News: A Social History of American Newspapers / Edition 1

by Michael Schudson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0465016669

ISBN-13: 9780465016662

Pub. Date: 12/01/1980

Publisher: Basic Books

This instructive and entertaining social history of American newspapers shows that the very idea of impartial, objective “news” was the social product of the democratization of political, economic, and social life in the nineteenth century. Professor Schudson analyzes the shifts in reportorial style over the years and explains why the belief among

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This instructive and entertaining social history of American newspapers shows that the very idea of impartial, objective “news” was the social product of the democratization of political, economic, and social life in the nineteenth century. Professor Schudson analyzes the shifts in reportorial style over the years and explains why the belief among journalists and readers alike that newspapers must be objective still lives on.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465016662
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
12/01/1980
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
622,155
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 7.94(h) x 0.51(d)
Lexile:
1410L (what's this?)

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