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    Title: CFP: PEDAGOGY & POPULAR CULTURE AREA 2015 Midwest Popular

       Culture Association/American Culture Association Annual

       Conference

    Location: Ohio

    Date: 2015-04-30

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    Title: Article submissions welcome at new journal, History of

       Retailing and Consumption, published by Routledge.

    Date: 2015-05-01

    Description: Editors of the new, peer-reviewed, international

Is "History of Journalism" a Required Course for undergraduate Journalism students?

Dear fellow JHistory members:

My university, Montclair State University (NJ), is going to transfer the Journalism Minor from the English Department to the new School of Communication and Media (SCM).

Our J-Minor program has always centered on print, especially newspaper, journalism. The SCM concentrates on digital and electronic media, of which news is only a part and of which newspaper journalism has not been a part.

Re: Books on rise and decline of Black and Left newspapers in USA?

Hi Grover. Todd Vogel's 2001 collection on the black press is still one of best collections. The annual Pew Center 'State of the Media' report usually covers the black press, and over the last few years has commented on the decline of the black press.

Hope this helps.

James West

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