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Race News: How Black Reporters And Readers Shaped The Fight For Racial Justice, 1877--1978, Frederick James Carroll Jan 2012

Race News: How Black Reporters And Readers Shaped The Fight For Racial Justice, 1877--1978, Frederick James Carroll

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Between 1877 and 1978, black reporters, publishers, and readers engaged in a never-ending and ever-shifting protest against American racism. Journalists' militancy oscillated as successive generations of civil rights activists defined anew their relationship with racism and debated the relevance of black radicalism in the fight for racial justice. Journalists achieved their greatest influence when their political perspectives aligned with the views of their employers and readers. Frequent disputes, though, erupted over the scope and meaning of racial justice within the process of reporting the news, compelling some writers to start alternative publications that challenged the assimilationist politics promoted by profit-minded ...


The Spectacle Of Citizenship: Halftones, Print Media, And Constructing Americanness, 1880--1940, Sarah Lucinda Grunder Jan 2010

The Spectacle Of Citizenship: Halftones, Print Media, And Constructing Americanness, 1880--1940, Sarah Lucinda Grunder

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Advances in photography and conceptions of national identity proceeded side by side during the nineteenth century. The introduction of halftone reproductions marks the beginning of an information revolution and is an important moment not only in media history, but in studies of nineteenth and twentieth century cultural history and studies of national identity. Visual representation of differences between people and places was one means by which people identified and validated Americans' belonging because photographs were infused with authority: they seemed to be truthful, to provide infallible evidence of events and of people. as the nineteenth century gave way to the ...


For The Good Of The Few: Defending The Freedom Of The Press In Post-Revolutionary Virginia, Emily Terese Peterson Jan 2003

For The Good Of The Few: Defending The Freedom Of The Press In Post-Revolutionary Virginia, Emily Terese Peterson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Press And The Prisons: Union And Confederate Newspaper Coverage Of Civil War Prisons, Elizabeth C. Bangert Jan 2001

The Press And The Prisons: Union And Confederate Newspaper Coverage Of Civil War Prisons, Elizabeth C. Bangert

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No abstract provided.


American Newsreels Of The 1930s, Dennis Marklin Gephardt Jan 1998

American Newsreels Of The 1930s, Dennis Marklin Gephardt

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Rebel Press: Six Selected Confederate Newspapers Report Civil War Battles, Henry Gabler Jan 1971

The Rebel Press: Six Selected Confederate Newspapers Report Civil War Battles, Henry Gabler

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Virginia Newspaper Editors And The Coming Of World War Ii, 1935-1939, Robert Wayne Gray Jan 1970

Virginia Newspaper Editors And The Coming Of World War Ii, 1935-1939, Robert Wayne Gray

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.