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Author: 
William Howard Russell
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Russell, 'The Crimean War: As Seen by Those Who Reported It'

William Howard Russell. The Crimean War: As Seen by Those Who Reported It. Ed. Angela Michelli Fleming and John Maxwell Hamilton. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009. Illustrations. xxii + 181 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3445-0.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's College) Published on Jhistory (February, 2010) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Clifford G. Christians, Theodore L. Glasser, Dennis McQuail, Kaarle Nordenstreng, Robert A. White
Reviewer: 
Vanessa Freije

Freije on Christians and Glasser and McQuail and Nordenstreng and White, 'Normative Theories of the Media: Journalism in Democratic Societies'

Clifford G. Christians, Theodore L. Glasser, Dennis McQuail, Kaarle Nordenstreng, Robert A. White. Normative Theories of the Media: Journalism in Democratic Societies. History of Communication Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009. xi + 275 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03423-7; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07618-3.

Author: 
Dale E. Zacher
Reviewer: 
Jon Bekken

Bekken on Zacher, 'The Scripps Newspapers Go to War, 1914-18'

Dale E. Zacher. The Scripps Newspapers Go to War, 1914-18. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. x + 285 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03158-8.

Reviewed by Jon Bekken (Albright College) Published on Jhistory (January, 2010) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Scripps and the Drumbeat to War

Author: 
Hazel Dicken Garcia, Giovanna Dell'Orto
Reviewer: 
Fiona Halloran

Halloran on Dicken Garcia and Dell'Orto, 'Hated Ideas and the American Civil War Press'

Hazel Dicken Garcia, Giovanna Dell'Orto. Hated Ideas and the American Civil War Press. Spokane: Marquette Books, 2008. x + 349 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-922993-88-8; $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-922993-89-5.

Reviewed by Fiona Halloran (Eastern Kentucky University) Published on Jhistory (December, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Ari Y. Kelman
Reviewer: 
Noah Arceneaux

Arceneaux on Kelman, 'Station Identification: A Cultural History of Yiddish Radio in the United States'

Ari Y. Kelman. Station Identification: A Cultural History of Yiddish Radio in the United States. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009. 304 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-25573-9.

Reviewed by Noah Arceneaux Published on Jhistory (December, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Yiddish Radio, Narrowly Defined

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