336 pages | 15 B/W Illus.
This book examines the birth and development of Hebrew popular journalism in Ottoman Palestine between 1884 and 1914. It is the first study to explore this form of Hebrew journalism.
Introduction 1. The Ben-Yehuda Newspapers—Identifying the Jewish Readership 2. The First Hebrew Daily Newspaper in Palestine: Ha-Zvi 3.The Daily Ha-Zvi: Yellow Editorial Strategies and Readers’ Reactions 4. Ha-Zvi and the Mass-Communication Revolution in Ottoman Palestine 5. The Struggle for Yellow Hegemony: Ha-Or vs. Ha-Herut 6. Crime and Catastrophe Stories in the Hebrew Popular Press 7. Military Coverage in the Hebrew Popular Press Conclusion
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