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The Tour, Greatest of the Turn-of-the-Century Bicycle Races

Eric Reed

in Selling the Yellow Jersey: The Tour de France in the Global Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206530
eISBN:
9780226206677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206677.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

After its founding in 1903 by newspaperman Henri Desgrange, the Tour became the most important cycling event in the world. The chapter explores how the event was a quintessentially French phenomenon ... More


Closing a Chapter of Newspaper History

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/9780252037382.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the failures of the ASNE to deliver on its promise of newsroom diversity since the inception of its new hiring initiative. It reflects on the highlights, ... More


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