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Author: 
Isaac A. Blankson, Patrick D. Murphy, eds
Reviewer: 
Ariel Barrios-Medina

Barrios-Medina on Blankson and Murphy, 'Negotiating Democracy: Media Tranformations in Emerging Democracies'

Isaac A. Blankson, Patrick D. Murphy, eds. Negotiating Democracy: Media Tranformations in Emerging Democracies. Global Media Studies Series. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007. xi + 285 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-7233-0.

Reviewed by Ariel Barrios-Medina (Center for Science Journalism, Buenos Aires, Argentina) Published on Jhistory (January, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Paul Heyer
Reviewer: 
Anne Leighton

Leighton on Heyer, 'The Medium and the Magician: The Radio Legacy of Orson Welles, 1934-1952'

Paul Heyer. The Medium and the Magician: The Radio Legacy of Orson Welles, 1934-1952. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005. 256 pp. $101.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-3796-5.

Reviewed by Anne Leighton Published on Jhistory (January, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Orson Welles: The Medium and the Magician

Author: 
Anthony Lewis
Reviewer: 
Roger Mellen

Mellen on Lewis, 'Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment'

Anthony Lewis. Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment. New York: Basic Books, A Member of Perseus Books Group, 2008. xv, 221 S. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-03917-3.

Reviewed by Roger Mellen (New Mexico State University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Cecil Rosner
Reviewer: 
Dean Jobb

Jobb on Rosner, 'Behind the Headlines: A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada'

Cecil Rosner. Behind the Headlines: A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2008. xvi + 266 pp. (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-542733-2.

Reviewed by Dean Jobb (University of King's College, Halifax, Nova Scotia) Published on Jhistory (December, 2008) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Jaci Cole, John Maxwell Hamilton, eds
Reviewer: 
Elliot King

King on Cole and Hamilton, 'Journalism of the Highest Realm: The Memoir of Edward Price Bell, Pioneering Foreign Correspondent for the Chicago Daily News'

Jaci Cole, John Maxwell Hamilton, eds. Journalism of the Highest Realm: The Memoir of Edward Price Bell, Pioneering Foreign Correspondent for the Chicago Daily News. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2007. xlii + 353 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3285-2.

Reviewed by Elliot King Published on Jhistory (December, 2008) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

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