The Year That Defined American Journalism: 1897 and the Clash of Paradigms (by W. Joseph Campbell)


Author(s): W. Joseph Campbell

Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2006-06-25
ISBN-10: 0415977037
ISBN-13: 9780415977036
Language: English
Description:
The Year that Defined American Journalism explores the
succession of remarkable and decisive moments in American
journalism during 1897 – a year of significant transition that
helped redefine the profession and shape its modern contours.
This defining year featured a momentous clash of paradigms
pitting the activism of William Randolph Hearst's participatory
'journalism of action' against the detached, fact-based
antithesis of activist journalism, as represented by Adolph Ochs
of the New York Times, and an eccentric experiment in
literary journalism pursued by Lincoln Steffens at the New
York Commercial-Advertiser…. more…

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