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Author Eaman, Ross Allan, 1945-

Title Historical dictionary of journalism / Ross Eaman
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xliii, 387 pages)
Series Historical dictionaries of professions and industries ; 4
Historical dictionaries of professions and industries ; 4
Contents Editor's Foreword; Preface; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Appendix 1. Daily NewspaperCirculation in Selected Countries; Appendix 2. Daily Adult Newspaper Readershipin United States for Selected Years; Bibliography; About the Author
Summary Journalism is the discipline of gathering, writing, and reporting news, and it includes the process of editing and presenting news articles. Journalism applies to various media, including but not limited to newspapers, magazines, radio, television, and the internet. The word 'journalist' started to become common in the early 18th century to designate a new kind of writer, about a century before 'journalism' made its appearance to describe what those writers produced. Though varying in form from one age and society to another, it gradually distinguished itself from other forms of writing throug
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-385)
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Subject Journalism -- History -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810862891 (electronic bk.)
9780810862890 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)