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Becoming the Second City: Chicago's Mass News Media, 1833-1898 Hardcover – December 3, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0252035890 ISBN-10: 0252035895 Edition: 1st Edition
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"Splendid."--American Journalism





"Valuable and necessary, the book shows the degree to which mass media assisted in the formation of Chicago history and helped carve its identity as the Second City."--Journal of Illinois History

 "A detailed, energetic overview of newspaper coverage and interest in Chicago in the 1800s. Junger's Becoming the Second City will be appreciated by a wide audience of historians and general readers, in the nation's 'Second City' and beyond!"--Duane C. S. Stoltzfus, author of Freedom from Advertising: E. W. Scripps's Chicago Experiment

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A former news reporter, Richard Junger is an associate professor of communication and English at Western Michigan University and the author of The Journalist as Reformer: Henry Demarest Lloyd and Wealth Against Commonwealth.

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