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Title Sensationalism : murder, mayhem, mudslinging, scandals, and disasters in 19th-century reporting / David B. Sachsman and David W. Bulla, editors

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 McDonald 2nd Floor  PN4864 .S46 2013    AVAILABLE
Call # PN4864 .S46 2013
Descript xxxiv, 391 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction / David W. Bulla and David B. Sachsman -- The Many Faces of Sensationalism. Yellow Journalism: Why So Maligned and Misunderstood? / W. Joseph Campbell -- "Alarming Intelligence": Sensationalism in Newspapers after the Raids at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, and St. Albans, Vermont / Brian Gabrial -- What H.G. Knows About-: Cartoonist Thomas Nast's 1872 Crusade Against Presidential Candidate Horace Greeley / Jennifer E. Moore, William E. Huntzicker, and Hazel Dicken-Garcia -- Publishing Violence as Art and News: Sensational Prints and Pictures in the 19th Century Press / Gregory A. Borchard, Stephen Bates, and Lawrence J. Mullen -- Sensational Journalism in the mid-19th Century / David W. Bulla and Heather R. Haley -- Mudslinging, Muckraking, Scandals, and Yellow Journalism. "Despicable journalism": sensationalism and the American presidency in the 19th century / Crompton Burton -- Naughty Seeds of Sensationalism: Gossip and Celebrity in 19th Century Reporting / Jack Breslin -- "Ours Has Been No Pleasing Task": Sensationalism in Frank Leslie's Campaign Against Swill Milk / Jennifer E. Moore -- Anglophobia as Art: Free Trade and Protection in Grover Cleveland Political Cartoons / Harlen Makemson -- Cuba's "Hot Little Rebel" and Spain's "Criminal Fugitive": The Prison Escape of Evangelina Cisneros in 1897 / Carol Wilcox -- Inheritors of a Sentimental Mantle: The 19th Century Roots of Progressive Era Muckraking / Jessica Dorman -- Murder, Mayhem, Stunts, Hoaxes, and Disasters. "STILL ANOTHER HORROR"? Religion and Death in 19th Century American Newspapers / Les Sillars -- Sex, Sin, and Sensation: Two Major Crime Stories in Antebellum New York / William E. Huntzicker -- In Defense of Vespertilio-homo: Finding the Truth in the 1835 Moon Hoax / James Eric Black -- Pushing the Boundaries of Propriety: the Rise of the Penny Press, Flash Papers, and Illustrated Newspapers / William E. Huntzicker -- New York Times Accident Stories: Sensational Coverage Warns of Consequences / Paulette D. Kilmer -- Nellie Bly: Flying in the Face of Tradition / Dianne Bragg -- Nineteenth Century Ship Captains in Reality and Mythos: The Role of Disaster Stories in Defining Seafaring Heroes / Paulette D. Kilmer -- Hatred. The Making of a "Scoundrel": Brigham Young and the Sensationalist Press, 1855-1860 / Katrina J. Quinn -- Marches, Massacres, and Mayhem In the Civil War Period: Did Sensational News Always Lead to Sensationalized Reporting? / Debra Reddin van Tuyll -- "Lawless Louisiana": New Orleans Newspapers, Race, and the Battle of Liberty Place / Nancy McKenzie Dupont
Subject Press -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Sensationalism in journalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Journalism -- Objectivity -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Journalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Journalists -- United States -- Biography
Journalism. fast (OCoLC)fst00984032
Journalism -- Objectivity. fast (OCoLC)fst00984072
Journalists. fast (OCoLC)fst00984188
Press. fast (OCoLC)fst01075837
Sensationalism in journalism. fast (OCoLC)fst01112548
United States. fast (OCoLC)fst01204155
1800 - 1899 fast
Biography. fast (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
Add Author Sachsman, David B
Bulla, David W., 1959-