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Communities of Journalism A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers by David Paul Nord

Communities of Journalism A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers

Part of the History of Communication Series


Communities of Journalism A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers by David Paul Nord

The significance of news and the institutions that produce it to American history


In twelve beautifully written essays, David Paul Nord examines journalism as a vital component of communities...Communities of Journalism is among the best thought-provoking books to be published in our field. It is a 'must
for anyone who researches and teaches mass media history.

-- Betty Houchin Winfield, Journalism History

About the Author

David Paul Nord, a professor of journalism and an adjunct professor of history at Indiana University, is associate editor of the Journal of American History. He is the author of Faith in Reading: Religious Publishing and the Birth of Mass Media in America.

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Book Info

Publication date

29th December 2006


David Paul Nord

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University of Illinois Press


312 pages


Press & journalism
Industrialisation & industrial history
Social & cultural history



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