The Americanization of the British Press, 1830s-1914: Speed in the Age of Transatlantic Journalism by J. WienerThe Americanization of the British Press, 1830s-1914: Speed in the Age of Transatlantic Journalism by J. Wiener

The Americanization of the British Press, 1830s-1914: Speed in the Age of Transatlantic Journalism

byJ. Wiener

Hardcover | October 3, 2011

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The first book to compare and contrast the rise of mass circulation press in Britain and America. It provides insights into the origins of tabloid journalism and explores a range of cross-cultural and literary issues, tracing the history of key newspapers and the careers of influential journalists such as Bennett, Russell, Harmsworth and Pulitzer.
JOEL H. WIENER is Professor Emeritus of History at the City University of New York, USA. He has published and edited many books and articles on British press history and aspects of Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century British History. His books include The War of the Unstamped (1969) and Papers for the Millions: the New Journalism in Brit...
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Title:The Americanization of the British Press, 1830s-1914: Speed in the Age of Transatlantic JournalismFormat:HardcoverDimensions:253 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:October 3, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230581862

ISBN - 13:9780230581869

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Table of Contents

Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction The Fear of Americanization The Beginnings of Sensationalism The Democratization of News The Stimulus of War Expansion of the Press Gossip and other Matters The New Journalism: Pulitzer and Stead A Mass Press: Hearst and Harmsworth The Modernization of Journalism Selected Bibliography

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Winner of the 2012 Robert and Vineta Colby Scholarly Book Prize