UNIT 13 NOTES

UNIT 13 NOTES - Introduction to Journalism Dr. Fred Blevens...

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1 Introduction to Journalism Dr. Fred Blevens Unit 13: Dissident Press IV Women’s Rights Press ± It’s basis challenged sanctity of marriage ± Women can exist outside of marriage ± Group of radicals went further . . . ± Wives should not be bound to abusive marriages ± Wives should not be bound to a life of unhappiness ± Wives should be allowed to divorce ± Sex should occur only when both parties are willing ± Choice, not coercion or duty, should rule sexual relationships ± Media effort was called Free Love Press Victoria (Claflin) Woodhull ± A peculiar background; one of 10 children ± Provided spiritualist services to Vanderbilt ± Vanderbilt funded her brokerage house ± She and sister were first women on Wall Street ± ± Champion of free love ± Became first woman to run for president in 1870 ± 1871, testified to Congress on suffrage
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2 MSM Turns on Woodhull ± Accused her of being a slut ± Exposed relations with husbands, others
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