Vol. 34

Volume 34, No. 1, 2017

These issues are available through Communication and Mass Media Complete on EBSCOHost.

Editor’s Note


One More Miracle: The Groundbreaking Media Campaign of John “Mets” Lindsay
By Nicholas Hirshon

Framing Mexicans in Great Depression Editorials: Alien Riff-Raff to Heroes
By Melita M. Garza

The Man under the Bed: J. Edgar Hoover’s 1958 Book Masters of Deceit and the Revival of Anti-Communist Identity in America
By Matthew Cecil

Publicists in U.S. Public Relations History: An Analysis of the Representations of Publicists, 1815-1918
By Cayce Myers

Professional Notes

Journalism History without Borders: The Transnational Paradigm and the Case of John Mitchel
By Debra Reddin van Tuyll

Book Reviews

Indelible Ink: The Trials of John Peter Zenger and the Birth of America’s Free Press
By Richard Kluger
Reviewed by David Copeland

That’s the Way It Is: A History of Television News in America
By Charles L. Ponce de Leon
Reviewed by Jim Foust

The Life of Kings: The Baltimore Sun and the Golden Age of the American Newspaper
Edited by Frederic B. Hill and Stephens Broening
Reviewed by Kate Dunsmore

Life Story: The Education of an American Journalist
By Gerald Moore
Reviewed by Kate Roberts Edenborg

Charles K. McClatchy and the Golden Era of American Journalism
By Steven M. Avella
Reviewed by Molly Yanity

Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights
By Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett
Reviewed by Lorraine Ahearn

The Polish Hearst: Ameryka-Echo and the Public Role of the Immigrant Press
By Anna D. Jaroszynska-Kirchmann
Reviewed by David Cassidy

The Network: The Battle for the Airwaves and the Birth of the Communications Age
By Scott Woolley
Reviewed by Richard C. Robinson

Digital Media Reviews

National Museum of African American History and Culture
Reviewed by Ashley Towle

Reviewed by Simon Vodrey

Presidential Address

Looking Back, Marching Forward: Celebrating AJHA’s History while Preparing for the Future
Pete Smith



Volume 34, No. 2, 2017

These issues are available through Communication and Mass Media Complete on EBSCOHost.

Editor’s Note                                                         


“Television’s Closet Revolutionary”: Mary Jane Odell and Her Fight for Public Affairs Programming
By Tracy Lucht and Chunyu Zhang

Between Human Welfare and National Security: William S. Gailmor and Popular Front Journalism in the Cold War, 1950-1952
By Nathan Godfried

Confronting the “Seeker Of Newspaper Notoriety”:
Pathological Lying, the Public, and the Press, 1890-1920

By Justin Clark

Glamour-izing Military Service: Army Recruitment for Women in Vietnam-Era Advertisements
By Jessica Ghilani

Professional Notes

The Ghost of Television News in Media History Scholarship
By Mike Conway

Book Reviews

Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press
By John M. Coward
Reviewed by Selene G. Phillips

The Lost Journalism of Ring Lardner
By Ron Rapoport, ed.
Reviewed by John P. Ferré     

Full Court Press: Mississippi State University, the Press, and the Battle to Integrate College Basketball
By James A. Peterson
Reviewed by Wayne Dawkins

Henry Alsberg: The Driving Force of the New Deal Federal Writers’ Project
By Susan Rubenstein DeMasi
Reviewed by Jane Marcellus

Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics
By Michael J. Socolow
Reviewed by Ron Bishop

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, A Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill
By Candice Millard
Reviewed by David W. Bulla

The Riot Report and the News: How the Kerner Commission Changed Media Coverage of Black America
By Thomas J. Hrach
Reviewed by Kimberley Mangun

The Today Show: Transforming Morning Television
By Cathleen M. Londino
Reviewed by Teresa Jo Styles

Digital Media Reviews

Radio Boulevard, Western Historic Radio Museum
Reviewed by Richard C. Robinson

Reviewed by Madeleine Liseblad



Volume 34, No. 3, 2017

These issues are available through Communication and Mass Media Complete on EBSCOHost.


Editor’s Note
Ford Risley


The Anti-Semitic Roots of the “Liberal News Media” Critique
William Gillis

Promulgating the Kingdom: Social Gospel Muckracker Josiah Strong
Christina Littlefield and Falon Opsahl

Modern Foreign Correspondents After World War I: The New York Evening Post’s David Lawrence and Simeon Strunsky
Gerald L. Fetner

Filtering History: Photojournalists’ Access to U.S. Presidents, 1977 to 2009
Erin K. Coyle and Nicole Smith Dahmen

Professional Notes

New Horizons for Teaching Journalism History: A Multimedia Approach
David Dowling and John Haman

Book Reviews

Free Speech and Unfree News: The Paradox of Press Freedom in America
By Sam Lebovic
Reviewed by Karie Hollerbach

Sympathy, Madness, and Crime: How Four Nineteenth-Century Journalists Made the Newspaper Women’s Business
By Karen Roggenkamp
Reviewed by Michael Buozis

Gutenberg’s Europe: The Book and the Invention of Western Modernity
By Frédéric Barbier
Reviewed by W. Joe Watson

American Journalists in the Great War
By Chris Dubbs
Reviewed by Willie R. Tubbs

The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany
By Steven Casey
Reviewed by Wallace B. Eberhard

The History of Fashion Journalism
By Kate Nelson Best
Reviewed by Dolores Flamiano

Media Nation: The Political History of News in Modern America
By Bruce J. Schulman and Julian E. Zelizer, eds.
Reviewed by James McPherson

Tangled Bylines: A Father and Son Cover the Twentieth Century
By Clyde H. Farnsworth
Reviewed by: Pamela A. Brown

Digital Media Reviews

Newsgames – Journalism Innovation through Game Design
Reviewed by Juli James

Reviewed by Elisabeth Fondren



Volume 34, No. 4, 2017

These issues are available through Communication and Mass Media Complete on EBSCOHost.

Editor’s Note                                                         


Conflicts of Interest in Journalism: Debating a Post-Hutchins Ethical Self-Consciousness
By Gwyneth Mellinger

“A Lady of Many Firsts”: Press Coverage of the Political Career of Mississippi’s Evelyn Gandy
By Pete Smith

“This was no Place for a Woman”: Gender Judo, Gender Stereotypes, and World War II Correspondent Ruth Cowan
By Candi Carter Olson

Nell Nelson’s Undercover Reporting
By Samantha Peko and Michael S. Sweeney

Professional Notes

Copyright and Historical Sources
By Cayce Myer

Book Reviews

Media and Culture in the U.S. Jewish Labor Movement: Sweating for Democracy in the Interwar Era
By Brian Dolber
Reviewed by Jon Bekken

The Woman War Correspondent, the U.S. Military, and the Press, 1846–1947
By Carolyn M. Edy
Reviewed by Janice Hume

The Voice of America: Lowell Thomas and the Invention of 20th-Century Journalism
By Mitchell Stephens
Reviewed by Ron Bishop

Ruby A. Black: Eleanor Roosevelt, Puerto Rico, and Political Journalism in Washington
By Maurine H. Beasley
Reviewed by Carol Sue Humphrey

On the Frontlines of the Television War: A Legendary War Cameraman in Vietnam
By Yasutsune “Tony” Hirashiki; Terry Irving, ed.
Reviewed by Eddith Dashiell

Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma
By Philip Woods
Reviewed by Richard Fine

Tough Sell: Fighting the Media War in Iraq
By Tom Basile
Reviewed by Kevin Swift

Digital Media Review

The Great War
Reviewed by J. Ian Tennant


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