The Resource Covering america, Christopher B. Daly, (electronic resource)

Covering america, Christopher B. Daly, (electronic resource)

Label
Covering america
Title
Covering america
Statement of responsibility
Christopher B. Daly
Title variation
Covering America
Title variation remainder
a narrative history of a nations journalism
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Today many believe that American journalism is in crisis, with traditional sources of news under siege from a failing business model, a resurgence of partisanship, and a growing expectation that all information ought to be free. In Covering America, Christopher B. Daly places the current crisis within a much broader historical context, showing how it is only the latest in a series of transitions that have required journalists to devise new ways of plying their trade. Drawing on original research and synthesizing the latest scholarship, Daly traces the evolution of journalism in America from the early 1700s to the "digital revolution" of today. Analyzing the news business as a business, he identifies five major periods of journalism history, each marked by a different response to the recurrent conflicts that arise when a vital cultural institution is housed in a major private industry. Throughout his narrative history Daly captures the ethos of journalism with engaging anecdotes, biographical portraits of key figures, and illuminating accounts of the coverage of major news events as well as the mundane realities of day-to-day reporting
Writing style
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10129624
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Daly, Christopher B
Dewey number
071.3
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • United States
  • Journalism
Target audience
adult
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a narrative history of a nation's journalism
Label
Covering america, Christopher B. Daly, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11447275
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613762493
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11447275
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Covering america, Christopher B. Daly, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11447275
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613762493
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11447275
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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