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Journalism

  • She Said What?by Maria Braden

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    No longer relegated to reporting on society happenings or household hints, women columnists have over the past twenty years surged across the boundary separating the "women's" or "lifestyle" sections and into the formerly male bastions of the editorial, financial, medical, and "op-ed" pages. Where men previously controlled the nation's new organizations,... more...

  • Children of the Leveeby Lafcadio Hearn; O. W. Frost; John Ball

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Cincinnati in the 1870's was the largest inland city in the nation. Much of its prosperity and growth it owed to the commerce which floated along its Ohio River boundary on the way between Pittsburgh and New Orleans. This traffic also sustained a unique African American culture -- saloonkeepers, boardinghouse operators, entertainers, and women who... more...

  • Mike Barry and the Kentucky Irish Americanby Clyde F. Crews

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 29.95

    The Kentucky Irish American began life in 1898 as one of many ethnic newspapers in America, but by its final years it attracted an avid national audience of many ethnicities. From 1925, the KIA was owned and edited by the Barry family of Louisville: by John J. Barry to 1950, and by his son Michael to its demise in 1968. This anthology focuses... more...

  • Partisans of the Southern Pressby Carl R. Osthaus

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Carl R. Osthaus examines the southern contribution to American Press history, from Thomas Ritchie's mastery of sectional politics and the New Orleans Picayune 's popular voice and use of local color, to the emergence of progressive New South editors Henry Watterson, Francis Dawson, and Henry Grady, who imitated, as far as possible, the New Journalism... more...

  • Media And Revolutionby Jeremy D. Popkin

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    As television screens across America showed Chinese students blocking government tanks in Tiananmen Square, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and missiles searching their targets in Baghdad, the connection between media and revolution seemed more significant than ever. In this book, thirteen prominent scholars examine the role of the communication media... more...

  • Barry Binghamby Barry Bingham

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Barry Bingham, Sr., was one of this country's most influential journalists. Under his half-century of leadership, the Louisville Courier-Journal became one of America's leading newspapers, as attested by six Pulitzer Prizes. In this illuminating oral history, Samuel Thomas weaves together excerpts from more than a dozen interviews with Bingham,... more...

  • Finley Peter Dunne and Mr. Dooleyby Charles Fanning

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Finley Peter Dunne, American journalist and humorist, is justly famous for his creation of Mr. Dooley, the Chicago Irish barkeep whose weekly commentary on national politics, war, and human nature kept Americans chuckling over their newspapers for nearly two decades at the beginning of this century. Largely forgotten in the files of Chicago newspapers,... more...

  • Bicycles, Bangs, and Bloomersby Patricia Marks

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The so-called "New Woman" -- that determined and free-wheeling figure in "rational" dress, demanding education, suffrage, and a career-was a frequent target for humorists in the popular press of the late nineteenth century. She invariably stood in contrast to the "womanly woman," a traditional figure bound to domestic concerns and a stereotype away... more...

  • Poisonedby Jeff Benedict

    February Books 2015; US$ 4.99

    The true story of what happened when E. coli came to dinner in America and how it changed fast food. more...

  • Feature and Narrative Storytelling for Multimedia Journalistsby Duy Linh Tu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Feature and Narrative Storytelling for Multimedia Journalists is the first text that truly focuses on the multimedia and documentary production techniques required by professional journalists. Video and audio production methods are covered in rich detail, but more importantly, various storytelling techniques are explored in depth. Likewise, author... more...