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