The Creation of the Media: Political Origins of Modern Communications 1st Edition

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"The Creation of the Media is a fascinating...meditation." -- Eric Alterman, author of What Liberal Media?

"A sequel, please." -- Kirkus Reviews

"Clearly written and...sweeping in its ambition." -- Los Angeles Times

"Provides the grand synthesis of the history of journalism and communications that has been needed for a long time." -- David Nasaw, author of The Chief

"[An] engrossing, panoramic history of the development of American media...sweeping and authoritative." -- Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Paul Starr is a professor of sociology and public affairs at Princeton University and holds the Stuart Chair in Communications and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs. A multiple prize-winning author of several books and the cofounder and coeditor of The American Prospect, Starr lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 1.38 pounds
  • Paperback : 496 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0465081940
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0465081943
  • Product Dimensions : 6.1 x 1.12 x 9.2 inches
  • Publisher : Basic Books; 1st Edition (April 6, 2005)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27 ratings
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