Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-17 of 17 items

  • Keywords: new journalism x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


Henry Morton Stanley and the New Journalism

Edward Berenson

in Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Henry Morton Stanley's personal charisma developed only later in his life, not until the spring of 1890 when he returned home in apparent triumph from what would be his final African voyage. The ... More


A new age

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter surveys the media and journalistic landscape of early twentieth century Ireland. It examines the main national, provincial, and periodical titles, and what journalistic life was like as ... 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


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


Legacies of Impersonality: The Paris Review, New Journalism, and the Interviewer

Rebecca Roach

in Literature and the Rise of the Interview

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198825418
eISBN:
9780191864094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825418.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

The fifth chapter examines the roles of interviewer and interviewee, exploring debates around objectivity and personality in the late 1960s and early 1970s. This was a period in which these roles ... 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


Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Edward Berenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the decades of empire (1870–1914), legendary heroes and their astonishing deeds of conquest gave imperialism a recognizable human face. Henry Morton Stanley, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, ... More


Prologue: Setting the Scene … The Hawthorne–Lowell Scandal

Rebecca Roach

in Literature and the Rise of the Interview

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198825418
eISBN:
9780191864094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825418.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, Criticism/Theory

This prologue sets the scene by talking in detail about one early flashpoint in the history of the interview and literature: the so-called ‘Hawthorne–Lowell scandal’. This 1886 dispute followed the ... More


Press Philanthropy and the Politics of Want

Vincent DiGirolamo

in Crying the News: A History of America's Newsboys

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780195320251
eISBN:
9780190933258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195320251.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

To better recruit and discipline their young distribution force, newspaper publishers and circulation managers in the 1880s became pioneers of corporate welfare. Led by Joseph Pulitzer in St. Louis, ... More


James Agee’s: Let us Now Praise Famous Men

Dale Maharidge

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/9780231159319.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book Let Us Now Praise Famous Men (1941), by James Agee and Walker Evans. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men explores the daily lives of Alabama sharecroppers during the Great ... More


Joan Didion: The Question of Self-Pity

Deborah Nelson

in Tough Enough: Arbus, Arendt, Didion, McCarthy, Sontag, Weil

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226457772
eISBN:
9780226457949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226457949.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Joan Didion's life long battle with self-pity and self-delusion ground to a halt in the memoirs of her husband's and later her daughter's deaths. The chapter traces Didion's relationship to feeling ... More


Death in Life: Documenting Survival after Hiroshima

Franny Nudelman

in Remaking Reality: U. S. Documentary Culture after 1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638690
eISBN:
9781469638713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638690.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Franny Nudelman’s essay, “Death In Life: Documenting Survival After Hiroshima,” considers the influence of military psychiatry on documentary writing about Hiroshima survivors and, more broadly, on ... More


Marshall Frady’s: Wallace

Scott Sherman

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/9780231159319.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book Wallace, by Marshall Frady. First published in 1968, Wallace is a biography of Governor George C. Wallace of Alabama. The book received wide acclaim, during a period when ... More


Norman Mailer’s: The Armies of the Night

Tom Piazza

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/9780231159319.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This essay reviews the book The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History, by Norman Mailer. First published in 1968, The Armies of the Night is a journalistic mock epic of the ... More


The Flim-Flam Man

A. T. McKenna

in Showman of the Screen: Joseph E. Levine and His Revolutions in Film Promotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813168715
eISBN:
9780813168814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168715.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

With the success of Hercules, Levine was often the subject of articles and profiles in the popular press. In addition to being profiled in publications such as Time, Life, and Esquire, he was ... More


View: