Chapter 8 MassCOMM

Chapter 8 MassCOMM - Chapter 8 NOTES The early history of...

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Chapter 8 NOTES The early history of magazines The first magazines 1704, London, “The Review” Domestic and political commentary Magazines in Colonial America Served all classes Dealt with taxation, Indian treaties, state vs. federal George Washington and Alexander Hamilton both wrote for magazines. US magazines in the 19 th century Communities had their own newspapers Religion was a popular topic “Post” was the first to appeal to women National, women’s, and illustrated magazines The national circulation of magazines were increasing Ladies’ magazine Major role in educated, working middle class women who were denied to higher educational jobs Illustrations became popular with drawings, engravings, and woodcuts The development of modern American magazines Postal act of 1879: lowered postage rates and reduced distribution costs Advertisements grew rapidly Magazine were wide spread all across the nation Social reform and the muckrakers Yellow journalism: crusading for social reform on behalf of public good
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course MCOM 101 taught by Professor Turowski during the Fall '06 term at Towson.

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