A Journalism Reader is a comprehensive collection of essential writings on journalism history and practice from the eighteenth century to the present day. It brings together the work of journalists, philosophers, historians, newspaper owners, cultural theorists and specialists in public policy and industrial relations to provide a variety of perspectives on the history, status and craft of journalism. The Journalism Reader is arranged chronologically with an editor's introduction to each section which details the main themes of each chapter. The contributors explore key themes in the history of journalism: crime, gender, class, regulation, ownership and industrial relations. The Journalism Reader provides an innovative combination of previously published work and influential new thinking. It is an indispensable aid to the study of journalism and media history.
Preface. General Introduction Michael Bromley and Tom O'Malley Part One. 1800 - 1900 Introduction to Part One Michael Bromley 1. Liberty Of The Press James Mill 2. Of The Liberty Of Thought And Discussion J.S. Mill 3. Negotiating The 'Crisis' Around Masculinity: An Historical Analysis Of Discources Of Male Violence In The Western Mail 1896 Cynthia Carter and Andrew Thompson 4. The Future Of Journalism W.T. Stead 5. Imperial Communications, Fleet Street And The Indian Empire c 1850s-1920s Chandrika Kaul Part Two 1900 - 1945 Introduction To Part Two Michael Bromley 6. A Contemporary Estimate Of The London Daily Press In The Early Twentieth Century J.O. Baylen 7. Journalism Old And New Edward Dicey 8. The Manchester Guardians First Hundred Years C.P. Scott 9. The Psychology Of The Journalist Lord Riddell 10. Women In Journalism Henry Wickham Steed Part Three 1945 - 1970 Introduction To Part Three Michael Bromley 12. Labour And The 1947-9 Royal Commission On The Press Tom O'Malley 13. The Prevention Of Literature George Orwell 14. What Kind Of Freedom? Francis Williams 15. Journalism: A Trade James Cameron 16. Stop The Press I Want To Get On Nicholas Tomlin Part Four 1970 And After Introduction To Part Four Tom O'Malley 17 Journey Into Journalism Arnold Wesker 18. The Decline Of Investigative Journalism Alan Doig 19. The Local Rag In Tatters? The Decline Of Britain's Local Newspapers Bob Franklin and David Murphy 20. Call That A Newspaper? oslyn Grose 21. Looking In The Mirror: A Case Study Of Industrial Relations In A National Newspaper Gregor Gall 22. Why We Are Here British Journalism Review 23. Faces For Spaces Julian Petley 24. Journalism Into The Twenty-First Century Matthew Doull Part Five Practise and Image 1970 - 2000 Introduction To Part Five Tom O'Malley 25. Farewell To Fleet Street Michael Harris 26. News And The Public Sphere: Towards A History Of Objectivity And Impartiality Stuart Allan 27. The End Of Journalism? Changes In Workplace Practices In The Press And Broadacsting In The 1990s Michael Bromley 28. Memoirs Are Made Of This: Journalists Memoirs In The United Kingdom, 1945-95 Sally Bailey and Granville Williams Chronology Notes on Contributers Index
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