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The Americanization of the British Press, 1830s-1914 : Speed in the Age of Transatlantic Journalism

By: Wiener, Joel H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011Description: 1 online resource (265 p.).ISBN: 9780230356306.Subject(s): Journalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Journalism -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Press -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Press -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | Press -- United States -- Influence -- History -- 19th century | Press -- United States -- Influence -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Americanization of the British Press, 1830s-1914 : Speed in the Age of Transatlantic JournalismDDC classification: 072.09 LOC classification: PN5117 .W46 2011Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Fear of Americanization; Chapter 2 The Beginnings of Sensationalism; Chapter 3 The Democratization of News; Chapter 4 The Stimulus of War; Chapter 5 Expansion of the Press; Chapter 6 Gossip and Other Matters; Chapter 7 The New Journalism: Pulitzer and Stead; Chapter 8 A Mass Press: Hearst and Harmsworth; Chapter 9 The Modernization of Journalism; Selected Bibliography; Index
Summary: The first book to compare and contrast the rise of mass circulation press in Britain and America. It provides insights into the origins of tabloid journalism and explores a range of cross-cultural and literary issues, tracing the history of key newspapers and the careers of influential journalists such as Bennett, Russell, Harmsworth and Pulitzer.
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Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter 1 The Fear of Americanization; Chapter 2 The Beginnings of Sensationalism; Chapter 3 The Democratization of News; Chapter 4 The Stimulus of War; Chapter 5 Expansion of the Press; Chapter 6 Gossip and Other Matters; Chapter 7 The New Journalism: Pulitzer and Stead; Chapter 8 A Mass Press: Hearst and Harmsworth; Chapter 9 The Modernization of Journalism; Selected Bibliography; Index

The first book to compare and contrast the rise of mass circulation press in Britain and America. It provides insights into the origins of tabloid journalism and explores a range of cross-cultural and literary issues, tracing the history of key newspapers and the careers of influential journalists such as Bennett, Russell, Harmsworth and Pulitzer.

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