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The Rise and Fall of the Media Establishment

Darrell M. West
Format
Book
Published
Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
031224777X
Contents
  • 2 Partisan Media 8
  • Dueling Newspapers: Hamilton versus Jefferson 9
  • Alien and Sedition Laws 13
  • Jeffersonian Era 14
  • Jacksonian Revolution 17
  • Weakness of the Partisan Press 21
  • 3 Commercial Media 26
  • Impact of Technology on News Transmission 27
  • Rise of Independent Editors 28
  • Challenge of Slavery 31
  • Civil War 35
  • Reconstruction 38
  • Emergence of Pulitzer and Hearst 42
  • Spanish-American War of 1898 44
  • Media and Nation Building at the Turn of the Twentieth Century 45
  • 4 Objective Media 50
  • Rise of Objectivity 51
  • Progressive Movement 53
  • World War II 55
  • Expansion of Mass Education following the War 57
  • Evaluation of Scholars 59
  • Case of Vietnam 61
  • Watergate Scandal 63
  • Pinnacle of Source Credibility 64
  • 5 Interpretive Media 68
  • Shift to Interpretation 70
  • Rise of News Analysis 71
  • Ad Watches 72
  • Political Punditry 73
  • William Kennedy Smith Trial 75
  • Hill-Thomas Hearings 77
  • Impact on Media Credibility 80
  • 6 Fragmented Media 84
  • Fragmentation of the Media Marketplace 85
  • Role of Murdoch and Turner in Fragmenting the Media 87
  • Rise of the World Wide Web 90
  • Decline of Homogeneous News Coverage 93
  • O. J. Simpson Trials 95
  • Clinton Sex Scandals 98
  • Death of John F. Kennedy, Jr. 102
  • Backlash against the Media 104
  • 7 Future of the Media 110
  • Declining Power of the Media Establishment 111
  • Erosion of Media Professionalism 112
  • Protection in Large Numbers 114
  • Risks Facing the Fragmented Media 117
  • Future Scenarios for the Mass Media 122
  • Conclusion: The Crucial Media Role in Democracy 125.
Description
xiii, 140 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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