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Author: 
Benjamin Fagan
Reviewer: 
Kimberley Mangun

Mangun on Fagan, 'The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation'


Benjamin Fagan. The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2016. 186 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-4940-4.

Reviewed by Kimberley Mangun (University of Utah)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2017)
Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Erin Hill
Reviewer: 
Michelle Martindale

Martindale on Hill, 'Never Done: A History of Women's Work in Media Production'


Erin Hill. Never Done: A History of Women's Work in Media Production. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7486-8.

Reviewed by Michelle Martindale (Purdue University)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2017)
Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Media Movements wins AEJMC-Knudson Latin America Prize 2017

Media Movements: Civil Society and Media Policy Reform in Latin America by María Soledad Segura and Silvio Waisbord has won the AEJMC-Knudson Latin America Prize 2017. Granted by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, the annual award is given to a book or project concerning Latin America or coverage of issues in Latin America and must make an original contribution to improve knowledge about Latin America to U.S. students, journalists or the public.

ANN: '"Fake News!": An Historical Perspective' - NPHFI Conference 2017 - Registration Open

Registration is now open for the Newspaper and Periodical History Forum of Ireland's (NPHFI) 2017 conference '"Fake News!": An Historical Perspective' that takes place at Newcastle University, UK, on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 November. 

This year's conference features two very exciting keynotes from Prof. James Curran (Goldsmiths, University of London) on 'The moral decline of the British press' and Prof. Aled Gruffyd Jones (Panteion University, Athens), 'Is news fake? A long view'. 

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