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Author Elyada, Ouzi, author

Title Hebrew popular journalism : birth and development in Ottoman Palestine / Ouzi Elyada ; translated from the Hebrew by Naftali Greenwood
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019
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Series Routledge studies in Middle Eastern history ; 21
Routledge studies in Middle Eastern history ; 21
Contents The Ben-Yehuda newspapers : identifying the Jewish readership -- The first Hebrew daily newspaper in Palestine : Ha-zvi -- The daily Ha-zvi : yellow editorial strategies and readers' reactions -- Ha-zvi and the mass-communication revolution in Ottoman Palestine -- The struggle for yellow hegemony : ha-or vs. ha-herut -- Crime and catastrophe stories in the Hebrew popular press -- Military coverage in the Hebrew popular press
Summary The book examines the birth, development, and mode of operation of the Hebrew popular press that progressed in Ottoman Palestine between 1884 and the eruption of World War I in 1914. The inquiry yields a profile of the printers, editors, and journalists, and examines the editors' working patterns, the gathering of journalistic information, and distribution of the resulting product in the public sphere. Addressing the fact that nearly all of the Hebrew press in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries appealed to an elitist intellectual and affluent readership, the book breaks new ground by showing that from the 1880s onward, a popular press came into being in Palestine for the first time in the history of the Hebrew press. The focus is on three popular newspapers that evolved in Jerusalem along the lines of the Western popular press. While profiling the readership of the popular Hebrew press the book also investigates reading practices. Analysing the contribution of the press to the modernization of the Hebrew language, this pioneering volume is a key resource for students and scholars of communication, media and Hebrew studies, and media and Jewish history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Ouzi Elyada is a professor of cultural and media history in the Department of General History and in the Department of Communication, University of Haifa. Main fields of research are: history of the Hebrew popular press industry in Palestinenineteenth-twentieth century, and the history of the French popular press industry eighteenth-nineteenth century
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Subject Hebrew newspapers -- Palestine -- History
Journalism -- Palestine -- History
Mass media -- Palestine -- History
Newspaper reading -- History
Press -- Palestine -- History
HISTORY / Middle East / Israel
Hebrew newspapers.
Mass media.
Newspaper reading.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies
Middle East -- Palestine.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Greenwood, Naftali, translator
LC no. 2019015868
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