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Author: 
Michelle Elizabeth Tusan
Reviewer: 
Linda Lumsden

Lumsden on Tusan, 'Women Making News: Gender and Journalism in Modern Britain'


Michelle Elizabeth Tusan. Women Making News: Gender and Journalism in Modern Britain. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2005. 306 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03015-4.

Reviewed by Linda Lumsden (Department of Journalism, University of Arizona)
Published on Jhistory (May, 2007)

Author: 
David R. Davies
Reviewer: 
Robert A. Rabe

Rabe on Davies, 'The Postwar Decline of American Newspapers, 1945-1965'


David R. Davies. The Postwar Decline of American Newspapers, 1945-1965. Westport: Praeger, 2006. 136 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-30701-0.

Reviewed by Robert A. Rabe (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2007)

Author: 
Gene Roberts, Hank Klibanoff
Reviewer: 
Jeanette McVicker

McVicker on Roberts and Klibanoff, 'The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of America'


Gene Roberts, Hank Klibanoff. The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of America. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 2006. 489 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-679-40381-4.

Reviewed by Jeanette McVicker (SUNY Fredonia)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2007)

Author: 
Laura Stein
Reviewer: 
Janice R. Wood

Wood on Stein, 'Speech Rights in America: The First Amendment, Democracy, and the Media'


Laura Stein. Speech Rights in America: The First Amendment, Democracy, and the Media. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. 168 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03075-8.

Reviewed by Janice R. Wood (Schieffer School of Journalism, Texas Christian University)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2007)

Author: 
Jean Marie Lutes
Reviewer: 
Kimberley Mangun

Mangun on Lutes, 'Front-Page Girls: Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930'


Jean Marie Lutes. Front-Page Girls: Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006. 226 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4235-3.

Reviewed by Kimberley Mangun (The University of Utah)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2007)

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