From Society Page to Front Page: Nebraska Women in Journalism

From Society Page to Front Page: Nebraska Women in Journalism

by Eileen Wirth


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803232938
Publisher: UNP - Bison Books
Publication date: 05/01/2013
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Eileen M. Wirth is a professor and chair of the Department of Journalism, Media, and Computing at Creighton University. She was inducted into the Marian Andersen Nebraska Women Journalists Hall of Fame in 2017.


Table of Contents

List of Illustrations viii

Preface ix

Acknowledgments xv

Introduction 1

1 Pioneer Women in Journalism 15

2 Three Superstar Journalists 29

3 The Progressive Era 43

4 World War I 55

5 The Roaring Twenties and the Thirties 65

6 The 1940s 87

7 The 1950s 103

8 The 1960s 117

9 Women Journalists of Color 135

10 Integrating Omaha Media 151

Epilogue and Closing Thoughts 163

Notes 167

Bibliography 179

What People are Saying About This

Chuck Hagel

“An inventory of inspiring and real-life stories of remarkable groundbreaking women journalists. . . . This book should resonate with women everywhere who seek to use the full range of their abilities and still lead fulfilling personal lives. And it is not just for women!”—Chuck Hagel, former U.S. senator from Nebraska

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