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Author Leonard, Thomas C., 1944-

Title The power of the press : the birth of American political reporting / Thomas C. Leonard.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1986.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  071.3 LEON    AVAILABLE
Physical description 273 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 225-267.
Contents Introduction: The Press Vernacular and American Politics 3 -- I. New Practices and New Ideals of the Eighteenth-Century Press -- 1. "The Wicked Printer," 13 -- 2. News for a Revolution 33 -- Towards the 19th, Century 54 -- II. Words and Pictures in a Democracy -- 3. "Unfeeling Accuracy," 63 -- 4. Visual Thinking: The Tammany Tiger Loose 97 -- Towards the 20th Century 132 -- III. Paths to Muckraking -- 5. Reporting from the Bottom 137 -- 6. Provincial Scandal 166 -- IV. Reporting for a Phantom Public -- 7. Civics and Anti-Civics of Muckraking 193.
Subject Press and politics -- United States -- History.
ISBN 0195037197 (alk. paper)