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1. Describe the occupational ideology of the colonial printers.
a. Took man
Pasley, J. L. (2001). The tyranny of printers: Newspaper politics in the early American
republic. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia. (Ch. 3: The beginnings of newspaper
1. Describe John Fennos vision for his Gazette of the United Sta
Schudson, M. (1978). Discovering the news: A social history of American newspapers.
New York: Basic Books.
Ch. 1: The revolution in American journalism in the age of egalitarianism: The penny
1. Compare and contrast the political press and the penny
Smith, J.A. (1988). Printers and press freedom: The ideology of early American
journalism. New York: Oxford University Press.
Ch. I: The English Experience
1. What were the means of financial support for the early English and American
Streitmatter, R. (1999). The origins of the American labor press. Journalism
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1. What issues led to the formation of the labor presses?
a. Note: economic backdrop is the industrial revolution, urbanization
i. Factory conditions are
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Chapter One: American Political Parties and the Press
1. How did editors conceptualize their readers in the early 1800s?
a. See reader
Tuesday, January 19th
Professor: Tim Vos, 110 Neff Hall in Neff Lounge
News media constitutes a social institution
Social institution; significant rule driven
practice/relationship/organization in society;
governing behavior set of individuals within a