The Dissident Press: Alternative Journalism in American History / Edition 16

The Dissident Press: Alternative Journalism in American History / Edition 16

by Lauren Kessler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803920865

ISBN-13: 9780803920866

Pub. Date: 01/01/1984

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Kessler challenges the idea that the worlds of media and journalism have ever conformed to a 'free marketplace' image. This present volume investigates a handful of the many fringe groups who, denied access to the mainstream, started marketplaces of their own. Journalistic efforts in six groups are explored: Black Americans; utopians and communitarians;

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Kessler challenges the idea that the worlds of media and journalism have ever conformed to a 'free marketplace' image. This present volume investigates a handful of the many fringe groups who, denied access to the mainstream, started marketplaces of their own. Journalistic efforts in six groups are explored: Black Americans; utopians and communitarians; feminists; non-English speaking immigrants; populists, anarchists, socialists, communists; and pacifists, non-interventionists, and resisters from World Wars I and II. The result is an impressive study which shows that such groups have a diversity of origins, and a tradition which spans one and a half centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803920866
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/01/1984
Series:
Commtext Series, #13
Pages:
159

Table of Contents

Other Voices
The Freedom Train
Seekers of a New Age
A Siege of the Citadels
Strangers in a Strange Land
Working-Class Radicals
War Resisters
The Journalistic Tradition of Radicalism

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