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Beth Knobel

in The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780823279333
eISBN:
9780823281404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279333.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter contains conclusions and prescriptions for strengthening watchdog reporting. To that end, this chapter presents ten recommendations resulting from this research. These are directed to ... More


The Black and White of Newspapers

Gwyneth Mellinger

in Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037382
eISBN:
9780252094644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037382.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter delves into the history of the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) and its Goal 2000 initiative in order to examine why ASNE members had hesitated to implement ... More


“Who's Afraid” of Prances Wright?: Media Debates about the Public and Its Spokesmen

in A Nation of Speechifiers: Making an American Public after the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226180199
eISBN:
9780226180212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180212.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1818, a radical English reformer by the name of Frances Wright arrived in the United States, where she quickly established a reputation as an excellent and tireless public speaker. Wright ... More


The National Citizens’ Rights Association

Carolyn L. Karcher

in A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 4 examines the National Citizens’ Rights Association (NCRA), the interracial civil rights organization Tourgée founded in October 1891 to agitate for equal citizenship. After detailing ... More


Robert Knight: Reforming Editor in Victorian India

Edwin Hirschmann

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195696226
eISBN:
9780199080557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195696226.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This volume is a historical biography of Robert Knight — a pioneering editor and the founder of the Times of India in Bombay and the Statesman in Calcutta — and covers his entire life from 1825–1890. ... More


Failing the Tests: The United States and Cuba in the Castro Era

Thomas G. Paterson

in Contesting Castro: The United States and the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101201
eISBN:
9780199854189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101201.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Washington became convinced that Fidel Castro threatened U.S. security and its economic plans as well as core values that he had to be stripped down to the government of Cuba. The regime's execution ... More


Discovering the South: One Man's Travels through a Changing America in the 1930s

Jennifer Ritterhouse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630946
eISBN:
9781469630960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630946.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the Great Depression, the American South was not merely "the nation's number one economic problem," as President Franklin Roosevelt declared. It was also a battlefield on which forces for and ... More


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