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Author: 
David D. Perlmutter
Reviewer: 
Gerry Lanosga

Lanosga on Perlmutter, 'Blogwars: The New Political Battleground'

David D. Perlmutter. Blogwars: The New Political Battleground. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. xxv + 246 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-530557-9.

Reviewed by Gerry Lanosga (Indiana University) Published on Jhistory (July, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Personal or Politicized: Blogging and Politics

Author: 
Anthony J. Rudel
Reviewer: 
Noah Arceneaux

Arceneaux on Rudel, 'Hello, Everybody!: The Dawn of American Radio'

Anthony J. Rudel. Hello, Everybody!: The Dawn of American Radio. Orlando: Harcourt, 2008. 399 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-15-101275-6.

Reviewed by Noah Arceneaux (San Diego State University) Published on Jhistory (July, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Early Radio, Glossed Over

Author: 
Michael Ayers Trotti
Reviewer: 
Kurt Metzmeier

Metzmeier on Trotti, 'The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South'

Michael Ayers Trotti. The Body in the Reservoir: Murder and Sensationalism in the South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. ix + 301 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5842-4; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3178-6.

Reviewed by Kurt Metzmeier (Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Library) Published on Jhistory (July, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Jerelle Kraus
Reviewer: 
Michael Socolow

Socolow on Kraus, 'All the Art That's Fit to Print: Inside The New York Times Op-Ed Page'

Jerelle Kraus. All the Art That's Fit to Print: Inside The New York Times Op-Ed Page. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009. 280 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-13824-6.

Reviewed by Michael Socolow (University of Maine at Orono) Published on Jhistory (July, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

The Art of the Op-Ed

Author: 
Richard Bernstein
Reviewer: 
Doug Medenhall

Medenhall on Bernstein, 'The New York Times: The Complete Front Pages, 1851-2008'

Richard Bernstein. The New York Times: The Complete Front Pages, 1851-2008. New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2008. Fold-out pages. 456 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57912-749-7.

Reviewed by Doug Medenhall (Abilene Christian University) Published on Jhistory (April, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

When Dinosaurs Ruled the World

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