UNIT 12 NOTES

UNIT 12 NOTES - Introduction to Journalism Dr. Fred Blevens...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Introduction to Journalism Dr. Fred Blevens Unit 12: Continuing Political Tradition National Intelligencer ± Jefferson takes office in 1801 ± Capital has moved to Washington ± He invites Samuel Harrison Smith to move there ± Jefferson lifts shroud of secrecy in Congress ± Smith founds the National Intelligencer ± Gets press gallery moved to the floor of House ± Prints congressional debates verbatim ± By exchange, many papers got access ± Significant contribution to building nationalism
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
2 New York Evening Post ± Paper of former federalists, now defunct ± Founder of paper was Alexander Hamilton ± He and rich friends hated Jefferson with a passion ± They put up $10,000 to start it Nov. 16, 1801 ± Hamilton’s writings were prominent ± Was admired, progressive paper, 1940-1960 ± Now, a disrespected Rupert Murdoch rag Election of 1824 ± Pinnacle of politically affiliated press ± 5 presidential candidates; each had a paper ± John Quincy Adams -- monarchial, like dad ± Supported by National Journal, founded just for him
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/05/2011 for the course MMC 3602 taught by Professor Suris during the Spring '10 term at FIU.

Page1 / 5

UNIT 12 NOTES - Introduction to Journalism Dr. Fred Blevens...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online