Journalism History Products

  • Performing Spaces

    Triumphal Entries and Festivals in Early Modern Scotland

    By Giovanna Guidicini

    Based on a comprehensive interpretation and comparison of the existing sources - including city records and expenses, chronicles, official booklets, letters, collections of poems and speeches - this book offers a detailed analysis of triumphal entries in early-modern Scotland. It examines Scottish…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Social Types in Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Journalism

    The (Un)Making of National Identity in France

    By Pauline de Tholozany

    Focusing on social types during the July Monarchy, Pauline de Tholozany argues that they played a role in the construction of a national ideal in France during the period. As Tholozany shows, types such as the dandy, flâneur (including the child flâneur), and grisette abounded, both in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Communication Policy in Developed Countries

    Edited by Patricia Edgar, Syed A. Rahim

    Originally published in 1983. This book presents a description and critical analysis of the communication systems and policy at the time in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, Sweden, Australia and New Zealand. It examines the technological and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • The Rise and Fall of The British Press

    By Mick Temple

      The Rise and Fall of the British Press takes an artful look at the past, present and immediate future of the printed newspaper. Temple offers a thought-provoking account of the evolution of Britain’s news consumption across the centuries, situating it within significant social, cultural and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Journalism Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research

    The Future of the Magazine Form

    Edited by David Abrahamson, Marcia R. Prior-Miller

    Scholarly engagement with the magazine form has, in the last two decades, produced a substantial amount of valuable research. Authored by leading academic authorities in the study of magazines, the chapters in The Routledge Handbook of Magazine Research not only create an architecture to organize…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Why I'm a Journalist

    Personal Stories from Those Who Cover the News

    Edited by Aaron Chimbel

    Why be a journalist? It can be a difficult job with long hours, hard work and an uncertain future. Journalists face relentless criticism and an industry in transition. Aaron Chimbel has put together a collection of essays from working journalists who answer the question — why be a journalist?&…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • The Press and Popular Culture in Interwar Europe

    Edited by Sarah Newman, Matt Houlbrook

    This collection shows the importance of a comparative European framework for understanding developments in the popular press and journalism between the wars. This was, it argues, a formative and vital period in the making of the modern press. A great deal of fine scholarship on the development of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Garvin of the Observer

    By David Ayerst

    Originally published in 1985. One of the most distinguished editors in the history of British journalism, J. L. Garvin created the Sunday newspaper as we now know it. His career at the Observer spanned the golden age of the British press when newspapers had a powerful influence on political affairs…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • The Last Chronicle of Bouverie Street

    On the Closure of the “News Chronicle” and the “Star”

    By George Glenton, William Pattinson

    Originally published in 1963. This book tells the story of the closure of the News Chronicle and its London evening companion The Star as seen by two journalists on the News Chronicle. They describe the Daily News tradition, record some of its finest hours and write about some of the greatest…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Associated Press Coverage of a Major Disaster

    The Crash of Delta Flight 1141

    By Thomas Fensch

    Originally published in 1989. This diary of a news event looks at how the reporting happened as spread by the news wire system of the Associated Press service in America. Analysing the flow of information in this detailed way, this book presents how a major disaster, a fast-moving story with…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Lords of Fleet Street

    The Harmsworth Dynasty

    By Richard Bourne

    Originally published in 1990. The Harmsworth family, starting with Lord Northcliffe (1865-1922) is the greatest and most influential press dynasty Britain has known. The dynasty has had by far the greatest impact on the shape of the press today of all the great press families. The Harmsworths were…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Racism and the Press

    By Teun A. van Dijk

    Originally published in 1991. This book presents the results of an interdisciplinary study of the press coverage of ethnic affairs. Examples are drawn mainly from British and Dutch newspapers, but data from other countries are also reviewed. Besides providing the reader with a thorough content…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

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