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Connecting City, Suburb, and Region

Julia Guarneri

in Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern Americans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226341330
eISBN:
9780226341477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341477.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 takes the example of Chicago to show how newspapers fueled suburban and regional growth but also kept those outlying regions tethered to downtown. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth ... More


The Victorian City and the Urban Newspaper

David Paul Nord

in Making News: The Political Economy of Journalism in Britain and America from the Glorious Revolution to the Internet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199676187
eISBN:
9780191809194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676187.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Marketing

In the 1880s and 1990s, a “new journalism” emerged in Britain and America. “New journalism” is an appropriately elastic label for a wide array of new forms and practices associated with increasing ... More


Chicago Skyscrapers, 1871-1934

Thomas Leslie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037542
eISBN:
9780252094798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037542.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

For more than a century, Chicago's skyline has included some of the world's most distinctive and inspiring buildings. This history of the Windy City's skyscrapers begins in the key period of ... More


Ford's Megaphone

in Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772341
eISBN:
9780804783736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772341.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In America, it was common for industrial magnates to acquire newspapers or start their own. One of them was Henry Ford, the founder of Ford Motor Company. In late 1918, Ford's public image suffered, ... More


Chicago: The Beginning

Ethelene Whitmire

in Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038501
eISBN:
9780252096419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038501.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter begins with Regina's job interview at the New York Public Library and describes Regina's early childhood and her parents' background information. It discusses how Regina learned about ... More


“Who Dares to Style This Female a Woman?”: Lynching, Gender, and Culture in the Nineteenth-Century U.S. West

Helen McLure

in Lynching Beyond Dixie: American Mob Violence Outside the South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037467
eISBN:
9780252094651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037467.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the collective killing of women and children, demonstrating that the lynching of female and juvenile victims occurred more often than scholars have appreciated and that the ... More


Vincent Sheean’s: Personal History

John Maxwell Hamilton

in Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book Personal History, by Vincent Sheean. First published in 1935, Personal History is a memoir of Sheean, an American journalist. In October 1922, Sheean, then a young man ... More


Invasion, 1943

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

John Thompson of the Chicago Tribune accompanied the Eighty-Second Airborne’s parachute drop into Sicily in July 1943, making him the first reporter to set foot on the Axis-controlled continent of ... More


Defeat at Kasserine

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

The crushing defeat that Erwin Rommel’s tanks inflicted on American troops at Kasserine Pass in February 1942 initially reinforced the military’s tendency to accentuate positive stories. Yet ... More


The Daily Press and Our Collective Conscience

in Front Page Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226781983
eISBN:
9780226782010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226782010.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book summarizes the rhetoric used in the Chicago Tribune's news on the American economy in 1929 and 1987. 1929 and 1987 were the years of the great stock market crash. The book turns to the ... More


Where Our Facts Come From

Joseph E. Uscinski and Joseph M. Parent

in American Conspiracy Theories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199351800
eISBN:
9780190203955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199351800.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses three original data sources used in this book. The first is an opinion survey used to uncover what conspiracy theorists have in common, how they differ from others, and how ... More


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