Reviews

Author: 
Randall S. Sumpter
Reviewer: 
Eric Walls

Walls on Sumpter, 'Before Journalism Schools: How Gilded Age Reporters Learned the Rules'

Randall S. Sumpter. Before Journalism Schools: How Gilded Age Reporters Learned the Rules. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2018. xv + 175 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-2159-9.

Reviewed by Eric Walls (East Carolina University) Published on Jhistory (April, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53635

Author: 
Fred Carroll
Reviewer: 
Jon Bekken

Bekken on Carroll, 'Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century'

Fred Carroll. Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century. History of Communication Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. 278 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08303-7.

Reviewed by Jon Bekken (Albright College) Published on Jhistory (April, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Mary Layton Atkinson
Reviewer: 
Justin Patrick

Patrick on Atkinson, 'Combative Politics: The Media and Public Perceptions of Lawmaking'

Mary Layton Atkinson. Combative Politics: The Media and Public Perceptions of Lawmaking. Chicago: University Of Chicago Press, 2017. 228 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-44192-4.

Reviewed by Justin Patrick (University of Toronto) Published on Jhistory (April, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Christopher M. Tinson
Reviewer: 
Max Lewontin

Lewontin on Tinson, 'Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s'

Christopher M. Tinson. Radical Intellect: Liberator Magazine and Black Activism in the 1960s. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 346 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-3455-5.

Reviewed by Max Lewontin (Independent Scholar) Published on Jhistory (March, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53506

Author: 
Constance Bantman, Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Tompkins

Tompkins on Bantman and Silva, 'The Foreign Political Press in Nineteenth-Century London: Politics from a Distance'

Constance Bantman, Ana Cláudia Suriani da Silva, eds. The Foreign Political Press in Nineteenth-Century London: Politics from a Distance. London and New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 240 pages. ISBN 978-1-4742-5851-7.

Reviewed by Andrew Tompkins (Drew University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Judith Ann Giesberg
Reviewer: 
Eric Walls

Walls on Giesberg, 'Sex and the Civil War: Soldiers, Pornography, and the Making of American Morality'

Judith Ann Giesberg. Sex and the Civil War: Soldiers, Pornography, and the Making of American Morality. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 152 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3127-1.

Reviewed by Eric Walls (East Carolina University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=53387

Author: 
Sheri Chinen Biesen
Reviewer: 
Philip Glende

Glende on Biesen, 'Film Censorship: Regulating America's Screen'

Sheri Chinen Biesen. Film Censorship: Regulating America's Screen. Short Cuts Series. London: Wallflower Press, 2018. Illustrations. vii + 163 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18313-0.

Reviewed by Philip Glende (Indiana State University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Elizabeth Groeneveld
Reviewer: 
Donna Harrington-Lueker

Harrington-Lueker on Groeneveld, 'Making Feminist Media: Third-Wave Magazines on the Cusp of the Digital Age'

Elizabeth Groeneveld. Making Feminist Media: Third-Wave Magazines on the Cusp of the Digital Age. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015. 250 pp. $36.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77112-120-0.

Reviewed by Donna Harrington-Lueker (Salve Regina University) Published on Jhistory (December, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Michael Mann
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Mann, 'Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation-Building in British India 1850–1930'

Michael Mann. Wiring the Nation: Telecommunication, Newspaper-Reportage, and Nation-Building in British India 1850–1930. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. xxii + 298 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-947217-8.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Emily Bell, Taylor Owen, Smitha Khorana, Jennifer Henrichsen, eds.
Reviewer: 
Andrew Tompkins

Tompkins on Bell and Owen and Khorana and Henrichsen, 'Journalism after Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State'

Emily Bell, Taylor Owen, Smitha Khorana, Jennifer Henrichsen, eds. Journalism after Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. xvi + 326 pp. $25.00 (papep), ISBN 978-0-231-17613-2.

Reviewed by Andrew Tompkins (Drew University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Ruth Palmer
Reviewer: 
Marci Mazzarotto

Mazzarotto on Palmer, 'Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight'

Ruth Palmer. Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight. New York: Columbia University Press, 2017. 280 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18315-4.

Reviewed by Marci Mazzarotto (Georgian Court University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
William T. Horner, M. Heather Carver
Reviewer: 
Andrew Kettler

Kettler on Horner and Carver, 'Saturday Night Live and the 1976 Presidential Election: A New Voice Enters Campaign Politics'

William T. Horner, M. Heather Carver. Saturday Night Live and the 1976 Presidential Election: A New Voice Enters Campaign Politics. Jefferson: McFarland, 2017. 208 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7184-0.

Reviewed by Andrew Kettler (University of Toronto) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Blair Davis
Reviewer: 
Caryn E. Neumann

Neumann on Davis, 'Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page'

Blair Davis. Movie Comics: Page to Screen/Screen to Page. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017. Illustrations. 256 pp. $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7225-3; $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-7226-0.

Reviewed by Caryn E. Neumann (Miami University of Ohio) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Jane M. Gaines
Reviewer: 
Marisa Stickel

Stickel on Gaines, 'Pink-Slipped: What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industries?'

Jane M. Gaines. Pink-Slipped: What Happened to the Women in the Silent Film Industries? Women and Film History International Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2018. Illustrations. 328 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08343-3; $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04181-5.

Reviewed by Marisa Stickel (University of Tennessee) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Beth Knobel
Reviewer: 
Justin Patrick

Patrick on Knobel, 'The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age'

Beth Knobel. The Watchdog Still Barks: How Accountability Reporting Evolved for the Digital Age. Donald McGannon Communication Research Center's Everett C. Parker Book Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2018. vii + 149 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-7934-0.

Reviewed by Justin Patrick (University of Toronto) Published on Jhistory (October, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

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