Unformatted text preview: 5. When was the first African-American newspaper published? What was its name and who were its publishers? 6. Name this newspaper: Frederick Douglass’s _____________, founded in 1847 with the masthead slogan “Right is of no Sex—Truth is of no Color—God is the Father of us all, and we are all Brethren,” was the most influential African-American newspaper before the Civil War. 7. What was the political importance of the Zenger acquittal? 8. What is a wire service? A syndicate? 9. Describe what is generally happening to morning and evening newspaper subscribership in the United States today. 10. What are the three ways that critics believe concentration is damaging the newspaper as an important medium? Describe each and explain how it might damage the paper’s traditional democratic function.h...
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