Reviews

Author: 
Mark B. N. Hansen
Reviewer: 
Thomas Conner

Conner on Hansen, 'Feed-Forward: On the Future of Twenty-First-Century Media'

Mark B. N. Hansen. Feed-Forward: On the Future of Twenty-First-Century Media. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 320 pp. $27.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-19972-6; $89.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-19969-6.

Reviewed by Thomas Conner (University of California San Diego) Published on Jhistory (December, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
John Richard Moores
Reviewer: 
Padraig Lawlor

Lawlor on Moores, 'Representations of France in English Satirical Prints 1740-1832'

John Richard Moores. Representations of France in English Satirical Prints 1740-1832. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave MacMillan, 2015. 261 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-137-38013-5.

Reviewed by Padraig Lawlor (Perdue University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
James M. Morris
Reviewer: 
Kimberley Mangun

Mangun on Morris, 'Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press'

James M. Morris. Eye on the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press. New York: Amistad, 2015. 466 pp. $27.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-06-219885-3.

Reviewed by Kimberley Mangun (University of Utah) Published on Jhistory (November, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Ethel Payne’s Reporting Career Spanned Four Decades

Author: 
James L. Underwood
Reviewer: 
Evan Rothera

Rothera on Underwood, 'Deadly Censorship: Murder, Honor, and Freedom of the Press'

James L. Underwood. Deadly Censorship: Murder, Honor, and Freedom of the Press. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2013. 328 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-299-7.

Reviewed by Evan Rothera (Penn State University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Matthew C. Ehrlich, Joe Saltzman
Reviewer: 
Kiki Keane

Keane on Ehrlich and Saltzman, 'Heroes and Scoundrels: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture'

Matthew C. Ehrlich, Joe Saltzman. Heroes and Scoundrels: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. viii + 241 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08065-4.

Reviewed by Kiki Keane (New Mexico State University) Published on Jhistory (October, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Sonja D. Williams
Reviewer: 
Ida Jones

Jones on Williams, 'Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom'

Sonja D. Williams. Word Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom. New Black Studies Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Illustrations. 264 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08139-2.

Reviewed by Ida Jones (Morgan State University) Published on Jhistory (September, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

The Revolution Will Be an Audiophile

Author: 
Jaeho Kang
Reviewer: 
Garth Montgomery

Montgomery on Kang, 'Walter Benjamin and the Media: The Spectacle of Modernity'

Jaeho Kang. Walter Benjamin and the Media: The Spectacle of Modernity. Theory and Media Series. Malden: Polity Press, 2014. 196 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-4521-6; $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7456-4520-9.

Reviewed by Garth Montgomery (Radford University) Published on Jhistory (June, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Darryl Mace
Reviewer: 
Gwyneth Mellinger

Mellinger on Mace, 'In Remembrance of Emmett Till: Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle'

Darryl Mace. In Remembrance of Emmett Till: Regional Stories and Media Responses to the Black Freedom Struggle. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014. 228 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-4536-5.

Reviewed by Gwyneth Mellinger (Xavier University) Published on Jhistory (June, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Cynthia B. Meyers
Reviewer: 
Anya Luscombe

Luscombe on Meyers, 'A Word from Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio'

Cynthia B. Meyers. A Word from Our Sponsor: Admen, Advertising, and the Golden Age of Radio. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2013. Illustrations. ix + 391 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-5370-8; $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-5371-5.

Reviewed by Anya Luscombe (University College Roosevelt) Published on Jhistory (June, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
James L. Baughman, Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen, James P. Danky, eds.
Reviewer: 
Stephen Pimpare

Pimpare on Baughman and Ratner-Rosenhagen and Danky, 'Protest on the Page: Essays on Print and the Culture of Dissent since 1865'

James L. Baughman, Jennifer Ratner-Rosenhagen, James P. Danky, eds. Protest on the Page: Essays on Print and the Culture of Dissent since 1865. The History of Print and Digital Culture Series. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2015. 278 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-30284-9.

Reviewed by Stephen Pimpare (University of New Hampshire) Published on Jhistory (May, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Robert M. Buffington
Reviewer: 
Sarah Foss

Foss on Buffington, 'A Sentimental Education for the Working Man: The Mexico City Penny Press, 1900-1910'

Robert M. Buffington. A Sentimental Education for the Working Man: The Mexico City Penny Press, 1900-1910. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015. 304 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8223-5882-4; $94.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-5899-2.

Reviewed by Sarah Foss (University of Indiana) Published on Jhistory (May, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Victor W. Pickard
Reviewer: 
Philip "Phil" Glende

Glende on Pickard, 'America's Battle for Media Democracy: The Triumph of Corporate Libertarianism and the Future of Media Reform'

Victor W. Pickard. America's Battle for Media Democracy: The Triumph of Corporate Libertarianism and the Future of Media Reform. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015. xi + 247 pp. $29.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-107-69475-0.

Reviewed by Philip "Phil" Glende (Indiana State University) Published on Jhistory (May, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Jaime Harker, Cecilia Konchar Farr, eds.
Reviewer: 
Donna Harrington-Lueker

Harrington-Lueker on Harker and Farr, 'This Book Is an Action: Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics'

Jaime Harker, Cecilia Konchar Farr, eds. This Book Is an Action: Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2015. x + 250 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08134-7.

Reviewed by Donna Harrington-Lueker (Salve Regina University) Published on Jhistory (March, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

Author: 
Michael Eamon
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Eamon, 'Imprinting Britain: Newspapers, Sociability, and the Shaping of British North America'

Michael Eamon. Imprinting Britain: Newspapers, Sociability, and the Shaping of British North America. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015. 288 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7735-4491-8.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2016) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

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