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Introduction to Mass Communication (MC 2000 section 1) Craig M. Freeman
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A Short History of Magazines Magazine – a periodical published at regular intervals that contains articles of lasting interest Targeted at a specific audience Derives income from advertising subscriptions newsstand sales Daniel Defoe – The Review in 1704
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A Short History of Magazines By mid-1700s, magazines a favorite medium of British elite American Magazine – Andrew Bradford The General Magazine – Benjamin Franklin Saturday Evening Post (1821) First truly national medium Circulation of 3 million in 1937
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A Short History of Magazines The birth of photojournalism Invention of halftone in 1880s -- photographs broken down into field of dots Matthew Brady (1845) credited as inventor of photojournalism Portraits of noted Americans Photographic coverage of the Civil War Idea that photographs are published documents preserving history
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A Short History of Magazines The Mass Circulation Era
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course MC 2000 taught by Professor Freeman during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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