Unformatted text preview: educated, and less elite audience. • Penny press- different from the earlier newspapers- less flowery and simple. • People couldn’t make mundane stories seem interesting, they began to rely on official proclamations and letter from readers, and hire reporters. Newspapers and Magazines, 1865-1920 • Although most newspapers still had some kind of partisan affiliation, they increasingly relegated it or so they claimed) to the editorial pages. Partisanship was not supposed to affect new stories. • The 1890s and early 1900s are sometimes called the era of “yellow journalism,” when many newspapers eagerly exploited scandals and any story involving sex or violence. • Although newpaper were clearly the dominant medium of this era, magazines were also influential. Magazineses were in sense, the first major national medium....
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2010 for the course PHYS 302L taught by Professor Tsoi during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas.
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