The International Distribution of News: The Associated Press, Press Association, and Reuters, 1848-1947 (Cambridge Studies in the Emergence of Global Enterprise) (by Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb)


Author(s): Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2014-02-24
ISBN-10: 1107033640
ISBN-13: 9781107033641
Language: English
Description: Based on newly available and extensive archival evidence, this book
traces the history of international news agencies and associations
around the world from 1848 to 1947. Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb
argues that newspaper publishers formed news associations and
patronized news agencies to cut the costs of news collection and
exclude competitors from gaining access to the news. In this way,
cooperation facilitated the distribution of news. The extent to
which state regulation permitted cooperation, or prohibited
exclusivity, determined the benefit newspaper publishers derived
from these organizations. This book revises our understanding of
the… more…

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