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Author Desmond, Robert W. (Robert William), 1900-1985

Title Windows on the world : the information process in a changing society, 1900-1920 / Robert W. Desmond
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1980
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 608 pages)
Contents Part I : A new century -- Public information in a changing world -- The flow of news : decade one (1900-10) -- Changing perspectives in the press -- Communications and the electronic age -- Washington becomes a major news center -- The United States discovers the world -- The British and Empire press -- The world press -- Part II : A world at war -- The flow of news : decade two (1910-20) -- Rehearsals for Armageddon -- Confrontation : the Great War, 1914-18 -- Coverage of a world at war, 1914-17 -- Media changes and U.S. agency extensions -- Russia, the eastern front, and revolution, 1914-18 -- The last year of the war, 1917-18 -- The peace conference, 1919-20 -- Part III : New dimensions in information -- The communications arts -- Electronic journalism : news on the air -- Periodical journalism and the news magazines -- Photo-journalism : a new era -- The public affairs column
Notes Continues the author's The information process
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 539-565) and index
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Subject Journalism -- History -- 20th century
News agencies -- History -- 20th century
World War, 1914-1918 -- Journalists
News agencies.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1587290480