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Matthew C. Ehrlich and Joe Saltzman

in Heroes and Scoundrels: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039027
eISBN:
9780252096990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039027.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the image of journalism's past that is presented by popular culture. Some historians have argued that journalism history too often has served only to celebrate the press ... More


Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Samantha NeCamp

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Literacy in the Mountains examines five Appalachian newspapers published between 1885 and 1920 for evidence of literacy practices in mountain communities. The newspapers illustrate that there existed ... More


Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Sid Bedingfield

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041228
eISBN:
9780252099830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041228.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This study examines the role of the black and white press in the cultural and political struggle over civil rights in South Carolina in the mid-twentieth century. In the 1930s, when black newspapers ... More


Sponsoring Literacy in Appalachia

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Using Deborah Brandt’s theory of literacy sponsorship, this chapter examines newspaper editors’ efforts to cultivate an imagined community of readers. It illustrates the ways in which the editors ... More


Taking Conservative News Seriously

A. J. Bauer and Anthony Nadler

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This introductory chapter advocates for a newly concerted interdisciplinary research agenda focused on right-wing or conservative news. It provides a brief history of right-wing media and ... More


Chesterton and the Romance of Orthodoxy: The Making of GKC, 1874-1908

William Oddie

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582013
eISBN:
9780191702303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582013.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

When Orthodoxy was published in 1908, Wilfrid Ward hailed Chesterton as a prophetic figure, whose thought was to be classed with that of Burke, Butler, and Coleridge. This book provides a ... More


Massive Resistance and the Death of a Black Newspaper

Sid Bedingfield

in Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041228
eISBN:
9780252099830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041228.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details the demise of a black newspaper, the Lighthouse and Informer, and the role of white newspapers in the rise of massive resistance to civil rights in South Carolina. John McCray’s ... More


Conclusion

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Timing played a key role in all of Shilts’s success, and failures. His reporting and books on cutting-edge issues in the emerging gay liberation movement withstood strong push back on his work while ... More


Recovering Literacy: A Case for the News as Archive

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter describes the archival project of the book and the methodology employed. It explains how the study defines literacy, how the newspapers it used were selected, and in what ways its ... More


Writing a Community

Samantha NeCamp

in Literacy in the Mountains: Community, Newspapers, and Writing in Appalachia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813178851
eISBN:
9780813178868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813178851.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines community writing, the most direct evidence in the newspapers of community literacy practices. Because each paper relied on local correspondents to write in with news from ... More


Belgium Invades Germany: Can Facts Survive Politics?

Michael Schudson

in Journalism and Truth in an Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190900250
eISBN:
9780190900298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190900250.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter reviews the conceptual underpinnings of the relationships between truth and politics, how truth is both conveyed and interpreted, and how it can fall subject to distortion and ... More


A Newspaper Joins the Movement

Sid Bedingfield

in Newspaper Wars: Civil Rights and White Resistance in South Carolina, 1935-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041228
eISBN:
9780252099830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041228.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter details the rise of McCray’s Lighthouse and Informer newspaper. It chronicles the role of civil rights activists Modjeska Monteith Simkins and Osceola E. McKaine in persuading McCray to ... More


Conservative News Studies: Mapping an Unrealized Field

Anthony Nadler and A. J. Bauer

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter maps several lines of academic inquiry that speak to the yet unrealized field of conservative news studies. The chapter explores how scholars have approached the notion of “liberal bias” ... More


The Legal and Political Vision of T. Thomas Fortune, Founder of the Afro-American League, 1880–1890

Susan D. Carle

in Defining the Struggle: National Racial Justice Organizing, 1880-1915

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945740
eISBN:
9780199369843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945740.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Social History

This chapter examines the sources of T. Thomas Fortune's vision for founding a long-term national organization to lead the struggle for racial justice on a wide range of fronts. It looks at the legal ... More


Bridging the Marginal and the Mainstream: Methodological Considerations for Conservative News as a Subfield

Mark Major

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the growth of the “liberal media” discourse by analyzing its historical formation in terms of public sphere theory. The chapter advances a discursive institutionalist approach ... More


Conservative News and Movement Infrastructure

Alex DiBranco

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes US conservative media as it expanded into new forms in the 1970s. While a first generation of conservative media activists invested in more or less traditional media enterprises ... More


National Review and the Changing Narrative of Civil Rights Memory 1968–2016

Robert Greene II

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter analyzes the National Review’s shifting narratives and historical memories of the contentious relationship between the modern conservative movement, Martin Luther King Jr., and the US ... More


Cultivating Distrust of the Mainstream Media: Propagandists for a Liberal Machine and the American Establishment

Julie B. Lane

in News on the Right: Studying Conservative News Cultures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190913540
eISBN:
9780190913571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913540.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the origins of the “the Establishment” as a rhetorical figure appropriated by National Review writers, who successfully used it to construct a unifying, besieged mentality that ... More


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