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“A Standard for the People”: The Burning Bush and the Organization of Mission in the MCA

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

First noted for its demonstrative worship, the MCA’s periodical the Burning Bush employing the standard practices of early twentieth century muckraking journalism such as printing legal documents, ... More


Playing the Press: Entry and Exposure

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers how people became professional writers is one subject of this chapter, looking at new schools of journalism as well help and advice given to novices by the more established. A ... More


Literary Advice and Advisers

Philip Waller

in Writers, Readers, and Reputations: Literary Life in Britain 1870-1918

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199541201
eISBN:
9780191717284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199541201.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is concerned with who stepped forward to direct the novice reader, beginning with the ‘Best Hundred Books’ phenomenon launched by Sir John Lubbock in 1885. It argues that too much ... More


Second Read: Writers Look Back at Classic Works of Reportage

The Staff of the Columbia Journalism Review and James Marcus (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159319
eISBN:
9780231500586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159319.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Columbia Journalism Review's Second Read series features distinguished journalists revisiting key works of reportage. Launched in 2004, the series also allows authors to address such ongoing ... More


Mexican Press and Civil Society, 1940-1976: Stories from the Newsroom, Stories from the Street

Benjamin T. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638089
eISBN:
9781469638140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638089.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Mexico today is one of the most dangerous places in the world to report the news, and Mexicans have taken to the street to defend freedom of expression. As Benjamin T. Smith demonstrates in this ... More


London Writing of the 1930s

Anna Cottrell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474425643
eISBN:
9781474438704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474425643.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Exploring London's literary identity during the 1930s Anna Cottrell shows how vital writing was to the capital’s booming leisure scene on the eve of the Second World War. The book explores London and ... More


Sport 2.0: Transforming Sports for a Digital World

Andy Miah

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035477
eISBN:
9780262343114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035477.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Digital technology is changing everything about modern sports. Athletes and coaches rely on digital data to monitor and enhance performance. Officials use tracking systems to augment their judgment ... More


On Company Time: American Modernism in the Big Magazines

Donal Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231177726
eISBN:
9780231541343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177726.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

American novelists and poets who came of age in the early twentieth century were taught to avoid journalism. It dulled creativity, rewarded sensationalist content, and stole time from “serious” ... More


Deadline: Populism and the Press in Venezuela

Robert Samet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226633565
eISBN:
9780226633879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633879.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Since 2006, Venezuela has had the highest homicide rate in South America and one of the highest levels of gun violence in the world. Former president Hugo Ch൥z, who died in 2013, downplayed the ... More


The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Mark O'Brien

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the history of journalists and journalism in twentieth century Ireland. While many media institutions have been subjected to historical scrutiny, the professional and ... More


The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Daniel Worden (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The Comics of Joe Sacco addresses the range of his award-winning work, from his early graphic short stories as well as his groundbreaking journalism Palestine (1993) and Safe Area to Goražde (2000), ... More


John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Zeljka Doljanin and Máire Doyle (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

John McGahern was acknowledged as one of the greatest Irish writers of the twentieth century. This study of his work, John McGahern: Authority and vision, is a unique collection that brings together ... More


Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern Americans

Julia Guarneri

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226341330
eISBN:
9780226341477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341477.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Newsprint Metropolis tracks two simultaneous processes: how cities made newspapers, and how newspapers made cities. The book reaches beyond the front pages and into the feature news, which ... More


The Fight Is One That Must Be Continued: In the Courtroom, in the Press, and in Political Organizations, 1961–1965

Sherie M. Randolph

in Florynce "Flo" Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623917
eISBN:
9781469625119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623917.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Flo Kennedy’s move away from law and closer to activism and journalism. Working as a lawyer left Kennedy profoundly disappointed with the legal system. She was frustrated with ... More


Uneasy transitions: Irish nationalism, the rise of Labour and the Catholic Herald, 1888–1918

Joan Allen

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

By the beginning of the twentieth century, a significant percentage of Irish workers in Britain articulated their proletarian solidarities by joining the trade union movement and, notwithstanding ... More


Strike

W.W.J. Knox and A. McKinlay

in Jimmy Reid: A Clyde-built man

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620832
eISBN:
9781789629774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620832.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter seven commences with Reid’s post-1979 defeat and his new career in journalism against the backdrop of a decade of Thatcherism, apartheid in South Africa, the troubles in Northern Ireland and ... More


Unmasking the Journalistic Aesthetics of Spanish American Modernismo

Andrew Reynolds

in Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061641
eISBN:
9780813051208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061641.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Andrew Reynolds speaks to the genre of journalism as mask for modernista writers of Spanish America. In this chapter, authors engaged in practices of cultural cover-ups in their quests for aesthetic ... More


Tony Harrison and the Guardian

Claire Armitstead

in New Light on Tony Harrison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780197266519
eISBN:
9780191884238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266519.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

In 1991 Tony Harrison was commissioned by Alan Rusbridger, then editor of the Guardian, to write two poems on the Gulf War. The result was ‘Initial Illumination’ and ‘’A Cold Coming’. in 1995, the ... More


Introduction: Drawing Conflicts

Daniel Worden

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This introduction presents a brief biography of Joe Sacco and survey of his work as a comics artist. It also evaluates Sacco’s contribution to alternative comics, the New Journalism, comics ... More


Media: Muslim Engagement with the Mainstream Media in a Scottish Context

Michael B. Munnik

in Scotland's Muslims: Society, Politics and Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474427234
eISBN:
9781474438407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427234.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Muslims are a subsidiary concern for religion reporting in Scotland’s news media. If journalists must cover religion, issues pertaining to Christian sectarianism still occupy a central focus, ... More


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