Three Hundred Years of the American Newspaper

Three Hundred Years of the American Newspaper


Book - 1991
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Published to commemorate the 300th anniversary of America's first newspaper, Publick Occurrences, this book addresses such issues as the relationship between newspapers and government (especially in wartime), the role of the newspaper in shaping the American political and social agenda, the tensions between the newspaper's role as profit-making business and public watchdog, and how the newspaper defines its place relative to other means of public communication.
Publisher: Worcester : American Antiquarian Society, c1991
ISBN: 9780944026298
Branch Call Number: 071.3 T531
071.3 T531
Characteristics: Pages 363-463 ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Clark, Charles E.
Hench, John B.


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