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Author: 
Amy Helene Kirschke
Reviewer: 
Linda Lumsden

Lumsden on Kirschke, 'Art in Crisis: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Struggle for African American Identity and Memory'

Amy Helene Kirschke. Art in Crisis: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Struggle for African American Identity and Memory. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007. x + 296 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21813-1.

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

Author: 
Eric Klinenberg
Reviewer: 
Catherine McKercher

McKercher on Klinenberg, 'Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America's Media'

Eric Klinenberg. Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America's Media. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2007. 352 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8050-7819-0.

Reviewed by Catherine McKercher (School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University) Published on Jhistory (December, 2007)

Author: 
Chris Lamb
Reviewer: 
Wallace Eberhard

Eberhard on Lamb, 'Drawn to Extremes: The Use and Abuse of Editorial Cartoons'

Chris Lamb. Drawn to Extremes: The Use and Abuse of Editorial Cartoons. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006. xii + 281 pp. $19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-13067-7.

Reviewed by Wallace Eberhard (University of Georgia) Published on Jhistory (December, 2007)

Although it is premature to relegate the editorial cartoonist to dinosaur status, things are definitely not the way they used to be.

Author: 
W. Dale Nelson
Reviewer: 
Nirmal Trivedi

Trivedi on Nelson, 'Gin before Breakfast: The Dilemma of the Poet in the Newsroom'

W. Dale Nelson. Gin before Breakfast: The Dilemma of the Poet in the Newsroom. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2007. 242 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8156-0888-2.

Reviewed by Nirmal Trivedi (Department of English, Boston College) Published on Jhistory (November, 2007)

Author: 
Alan L. Heil, Jr.
Reviewer: 
John Jenks

Jenks on Heil, 'Voice of America: A History'

Alan L. Heil, Jr. Voice of America: A History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003. xi + 538 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-12674-8; $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-12675-5.

Reviewed by John Jenks (Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, Dominican University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2007)

Six Decades of Official Broadcasting

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