Vol. 31

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Vol. 31, Issue 1, Winter 2014


Translation, Technology, and the Digital Archive: Preserving a Historic Japanese-Language Newspaper
By Kristin L. Gustafson


Reporting the Revolution: Margaret Fuller, Herman Melville, and the Italian Risorgimento
By David Dowling

Community Radio and Free Expression in Late Twentieth-Century El Salvador
By Juanita Darling

The Princess and the Squaw: The Construction of Native American Women in the Pictorial Press
By John M. Coward

Brave Old Spaniards and Indolent Mexicans: J. Ross Browne, Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, and the Social Construction of Off-Whiteness in the 1860s
By Michael Fuhlhage

Book Reviews

African American Foreign Correspondents: A History, by Jinx Coleman Broussard
Reviewed by Pamela A. Brown

How McGruff and the Crying Indian Changed America: A History of Iconic Ad Council Campaigns, by Wendy Melillo
Reviewed by Stephen Siff

Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action, by Gwyneth Mellinger
Reviewed by Sonny Rhodes

Sensationalism: Murder, Mayhem, Mudslinging, Scandals, and Disasters in 19th-Century Reporting, edited by David B. Sachsman and David W. Bulla
Reviewed by Paula Hunt

Drawing Borders: The American-Canadian Relationship during the Gilded Age, by David R. Spencer
Reviewed by Dean Jobb

Digital Media Reviews

Civil Rights Digital Library
Reviewed by Dianne M. Bragg

Thank You, Mr. President: Helen Thomas at the White House
Reviewed by Kimberly Wilmot Voss

Media History Digital Library
Reviewed by Michael Stamm

Presidential Address

Driving the Discussion from Relevance to Resonance: How Historians Can Inspire Passion for Place and People
By Kimberly Mangun


Vol. 31, Issue 2, Spring 2014


Arthur D. Morse, School Desegregation, and the Making of CBS News, 1955-1964
By Jeffrey L. Littlejohn and Charles H. Ford

Partisanship in the Antislavery Press during the 1844 Run of an Abolition Candidate for President
By Erika Pribanic-Smith

Weighing the Costs: The Scripps-McRae League Reports the War in Cuba
By Michael S. Sweeney, Paul Jacoway, and Young Joon Lim

Anonymous Sources: A Historical Review of the Norms Surrounding Their Use
By Matt J. Duffy

E.L. Godkin’s Criticism of the Penny Press: Antecedents to a Legal Right to Privacy
By Erin K. Coyle

Book Reviews

Savage Portrayals: Race, Media, & the Central Park Jogger Story, by Natalie P. Byfield
Reviewed by James West

James J. Kilpatrick: Salesman for Segregation, by William P. Hustwit
Reviewed by Cynthia R. Greenlee

Sylvia Porter: America’s Original Personal Finance Columnist, by Tracy Lucht
Reviewed by Kimberly Wilmot Voss

The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media, by Leigh Moscowitz
Reviewed by Edward Aldood

Shooting Arrows and Slinging Mud: Custer, the Press, and the Little Bighorn, by James E. Mueller
Reviewed by John M. Coward

The Undeclared War between Journalism and Fiction: Journalists as Genre Benders in Literary History, by Doug Underwood
Reviewed by Jon Whitt

Digital Media Reviews

Internet Archive: Digital Library of Free Books, Movies, Music, and Wayback Machine/The Internet Archive Companion
Reviewed by Terry Lueck

The Vietnam Center and Archive
Reviewed by Jon Marshall

Boston University Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center/The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
Reviewed by Donna Lampkin Stephens


Vol. 31, Issue 3, Summer 2014


Everything Old Is New Again: How the “New” User-Generated Women’s Magazine Takes Us Back to the Future
By Amy Aronson


“To Exalt the Profession”: Association, Ethics, and Editors in the Early Republic
By Frank E. Fee Jr.

Reaching the Pinnacle of the “Punditocracy”: James J. Kilpatrick’s Journey from Segregationist Editor to National Opinion Shaper
By Elizabeth Atwood

“Bright and Inviolate”: Editorial-Business Divides in Early Twentieth-Century Journalism Textbooks
By Will Mari

Book Reviews

Making National News: A History of Canadian Press, by Gene Allen
Reviewed by Dean Jobb

African Americans in the History of Mass Communication: A Reader, edited by Naeemah Clark
Reviewed by Wayne Dawkins

Black Print with a White Carnation: Mildred Brown and the Omaha Star Newspaper, 1938-1989, by Amy Helene Forss
Reviewed by Fred Carroll

Sex Trafficking, Scandal, and the Transformation of Journalism, 1885-1917, by Gretchen Soderlund
Reviewed by Laura H. Marshall

Deadly Censorship: Murder, Honor, and Freedom of the Press, by James Lowell Underwood
Reviewed by Paul H. Gates Jr.

Women Writers and Journalists in the Nineteenth-Century South, by Jonathan Daniel Wells
Reviewed by Kathleen L. Endres

Digital Media Reviews

The 1930s
Reviewed by Tracy Lucht

American History & Culture from the Library of Congress
Reviewed by Lori Amber Roessner

Digital Thoreau
Reviewed by Mary Saracino Zboray

National Archives Website
Reviewed by Jane Marcellus


Vol. 31, Issue 4, Autumn 2014


Why Journalism History Matters: The Gaffe, the “Stuff,” and the Historical Imagination
By Andie Tucher


The Origins of Television’s “Anchor Man”: Cronkite, Swayze, and Journalism Boundary Work
By Mike Conway

“Across the Continent…and Still the Republic!” Inscribing Nationhood in Samuel Bowles’s Newspaper Letters of 1865
By Katrina J. Quinn

New Views of Investigative Reporting in the Twentieth Century
By Gerry Lanosga

“Unlimited American Power”: How Four California Newspapers Covered Chinese Labor and the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad, 1865-1869
By Herman B. Chiu and Andrew Taylor Kirk

Book Reviews

Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet against Democracy, by Robert W. McChesney; The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War, by Stephen Kinzer
Reviewed by Tom Mascaro

Intelligently Designed: How Creationists Built the Campaign against Evolution, by Edward Caudill
Reviewed by Michael Fuhlhage

Tobacco Goes to College: Cigarette Advertising in Student Media, 1920-1980, by Elizabeth Crisp Crawford
Reviewed by Stephen Siff

Fighting for the Press: The Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles, by James C. Goodale
Reviewed by Mark Feldstein

Popular Media and the American Revolution: Shaping Collective Memory, by Janice Hume
Reviewed by Gael L. Cooper

The Food Section: Newspaper Women and the Culinary Community, by Kimberly Wilmot Voss
Reviewed by Tamara Baldwin

Digital Media Reviews

Black Press Research Collective (BPRC)
Reviewed by Bernell E. Tripp

Massachusetts Historical Society Digital Archives
Reviewed by Thomas C. Terry

Side by Side: Can Film Survive Our Digital Future?
Reviewed by Ginger E. Blackstone

University of Southern California Digital Library
Reviewed by Will Mari


Wallowing in Watergate: Historiography, Methodology, and Mythology in Journalism’s Celebrated Moment
By Mark Feldstein