JHISTORY is a network for journalism and mass communication historians to discuss and collaborate on academic and professional issues with one another, to send and receive job placement information, and to make contacts with other academics who share research interests.

Recent Content

'Reporting Revolutions: What the papers said' - Call for Papers Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland (NPHFI)

Newspaper & Periodical History Forum of Ireland

http://www.newspapersperiodicals.org/

Eighth Annual Conference

University College Dublin, 13 & 14 November 2015

Reporting Revolutions: What the papers said

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

Dear fellow listmembers:

I teach a History of Journalism in America class for undergraduate Journalism minors.

I'd like to include one class, with either one or, at most, two articles or chapters of a book, on the rise and decline of the Black Press.

I'd also like to do a class on the rise and decline of the left press.

My hypothesis is that lack of major advertising is the main reason for both declines. But I need some good readings.

So, I'd like to ask the learned members of this list for two things:

AJHA Call for Papers, Panels, and Research in Progress

AMERICAN JOURNALISM HISTORIANS ASSOCIATION

2015 CALL FOR PAPERS, PANELS, AND RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

The American Journalism Historians Association invites paper entries, panel proposals, and abstracts of research in progress on any facet of media history for its 34th annual convention to be held October 8-10, 2015, in Oklahoma City. More information on the 2015 AJHA convention is available at ajhaonline.org.

The deadline for all submissions is May 15, 2015. 

Pages