Journalism History Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

    By Various

    Reissuing works originally published between 1963 and 2003, this set offers a wide-ranging selection of topics related to journalism and newspapers, from the operations of Fleet Street to cataloguing US newspapers. Topical volumes consider the press and racism, major disaster coverage and ethics…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • News and the Net

    By Barrie Gunter

    Originally published in 2003. This book examines the growth of news provision on the internet and its implications for news presentation, journalism practice, news consumers, and the business of running news organizations. Much of the focus is placed on the migration of newspapers onto the internet…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Central Ideas in the Development of American Journalism

    A Narrative History

    By Marvin N. Olasky

    Originally published in 1991. This fascinating book of journalism history outlines the author’s concepts of the three ‘central ideas’ in journalism which have evolved through time. The first is the Official Story, that which state authorities wanted people to know; the second, the Corruption Story,…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Videotex Journalism

    Teletext Viewdata and the News

    By David H. Weaver

    Originally published in 1983. Videotex technology (the capacity to deliver computer-stored textual information and graphics electronically to the home television screen) was becoming widespread in the 1980s. This book looks at how this affected journalists and other news media and how the flow of…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Photojournalism

    An Ethical Approach

    By Paul Martin Lester

    Originally published in 1991. "A photojournalist is a mixture of a cool, detached professional and a sensitive, involved citizen. The taking of pictures is much more than F-stops and shutter speeds. The printing of pictures is much more than chemical temperatures and contrast grades. The publishing…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Journalists

    By William H. Taft

    Originally published in 1986. This book is a unique compilation of biographical sketches which covers editors, publishers, photographers, bureau chiefs, columnists, commentators, cartoonists, and artists. Alphabetical entries provide overviews of the lives and personalities of a good cross-section…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

  • The Last Chronicle of Bouverie Street

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Journalism

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