E. W. Scripps and the Business of Newspapers

E. W. Scripps and the Business of Newspapers

by Gerald J. Baldasty
     
 

ISBN-10: 0252067509

ISBN-13: 9780252067501

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Scripps's innovations included the creation of a telegraphic news service and an illustrated news features syndicate and the application of modern business practices to his chain of more than forty newspapers. His newspapers, aimed at working-class readers, were intended to be advocates for the common people and crusaded for lower streetcar fares, free textbooks for…  See more details below

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Scripps's innovations included the creation of a telegraphic news service and an illustrated news features syndicate and the application of modern business practices to his chain of more than forty newspapers. His newspapers, aimed at working-class readers, were intended to be advocates for the common people and crusaded for lower streetcar fares, free textbooks for public school children, municipal ownership of utilities, pure food legislation, and many other causes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252067501
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Series:
History of Communication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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