UNIT 16 NOTES

UNIT 16 NOTES - Introduction to Journalism Dr. Fred Blevens...

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1 Introduction to Journalism Dr. Fred Blevens Unit 16: To Anarchy, Dissident Press VII The Appeal Army ± More than a paper; it was an activist organization ± Engaged in community-building activities ± Army members sold subscriptions and distributed the paper ± Supported candidates to defeat harmful legislation ± U.S. House considered a bill to deny mail permit ± Army mobilized to defeat on First Amendment grounds ± Community building ± Formed Appeal study groups ± Formed Appeal Lecture Bureau ± Formed the Appeal Agitation League (letters to editors) ± Tactics sometimes violated socialist principles ± Army increased profits of paper ± Paper carred more and more advertisements ± Gave away premiums for subscribing
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2 The Jungle ± Wayland asked Upton Sinclair in 1905 ± Gave Sinclair, then relatively unknown, an advance of $500 ± Sinclair investigated Chicago meat packing plants ± Spent seven weeks living among workers ± Result was a powerful sensation ± Took journalism into literary writing
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