A History of News 3rd Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0195189919
ISBN-10: 0195189914
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"...a deft tour through the history of news. From oral news systems to handwritten bulletins to the Gutenberg press to news ballads to newspapers to radio and television, he doesn't miss a beat.... He has given the news and those who disseminate it a degree of legitimacy previously unsuspected by or of them, and he makes a powerful case for treating "the news" as seriously as any other aspect of common human interest and endeavor. "A History of News" is in all respects first-rate, and original, work."
                                    -- Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post


"...a lively and original historical introduction...There is a particularly useful account of the development of reporting...; and at every stage Mr. Stephens's wide knowledge of his subject furnishes him with striking facts and analogies."
                                   -- John Gross, New York Times

About the Author

Mitchell Stephens is a professor of journalism at New York University's Arthur L. Carter Institute. His books include Imagine There's No Heaven: How Atheism Helped Create the Modern World; Beyond News: The Future of Journalism; Journalism Unbound; A History of News, named a New York Times "Notable Book of the Year"; the rise of the image, the fall of the wordBroadcast News; and Writing and Reporting the News. He has written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times

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  • Item Weight : 1.46 pounds
  • Paperback : 384 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0195189914
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0195189919
  • Product Dimensions : 9.22 x 7.54 x 0.7 inches
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press; 3rd Edition (August 10, 2006)
  • Language: : English
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