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Author Smith, Jeffery Alan.

Title Printers and press freedom : the ideology of early American journalism / Jeffery A. Smith
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 233 pages)
Contents Philosophies and Practices -- The English Experience -- The Marketplace of Ideas Concept -- The Ideals of the Enlightenment -- Political and Legal Questions -- Sovereignty and Seditious Libel -- Demands, Defenses, and Distinctions -- The Ideology in Practice: The Case of Franklin and His Partners -- The Colonial Journalist: Good Humour'd Unless Provok'd -- The Enlightened Printer: Virtue and Vituperation -- The Prerevolutionary Printer: The Ideal of Impartiality -- The Revolutionary Journalist: The Court of the Press
Analysis Press Freedom History
United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-223) and index
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Subject Freedom of the press -- United States -- History.
Journalists -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 87007206
ISBN 1423764315 (electronic bk.)
9781423764311 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)