Reviews

Author: 
Thomas B. Connery
Reviewer: 
Andrew Salvati

Salvati on Connery, 'Journalism and Realism: Rendering American Life'


Thomas B. Connery. Journalism and Realism: Rendering American Life. Medill School of Journalism Visions of the American Press Series. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2011. xxi + 281 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-2733-3.

Reviewed by Andrew Salvati
Published on Jhistory (June, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Florian Göttke
Reviewer: 
Susan Keith

Keith on Göttke, 'Toppled: A Book by Florian Göttke'


Florian Göttke. Toppled: A Book by Florian Göttke. Rotterdam: Post Editions, 2010. Illustrations. 166 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-946083016-7.

Reviewed by Susan Keith (Department of Journalism and Media Studies)
Published on Jhistory (May, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Elizabeth Carolyn Miller
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Miller, 'Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture'


Elizabeth Carolyn Miller. Slow Print: Literary Radicalism and Late Victorian Print Culture. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 392 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8408-5.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's University)
Published on Jhistory (May, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Creating Order from Chaos

Author: 
Yuya Kiuchi
Reviewer: 
Kimberley Mangun

Mangun on Kiuchi, 'Struggles for Equal Voice: The History of African American Media Democracy'


Yuya Kiuchi. Struggles for Equal Voice: The History of African American Media Democracy. Albany: SUNY Press, 2012. xviii + 324 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-4479-6; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4384-4478-9.

Reviewed by Kimberley Mangun (University of Utah)
Published on Jhistory (May, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

A History of Cable Television in Boston and Detroit

Author: 
Adrian Johns
Reviewer: 
Noah Arceneaux

Arceneaux on Johns, 'Death of a Pirate: British Radio and the Making of the Information Age'


Adrian Johns. Death of a Pirate: British Radio and the Making of the Information Age. New York: W.W. Norton, 2012. 336 pp. $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-393-34180-5.

Reviewed by Noah Arceneaux (School of Media and Journalism Studies, San Diego State University)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Sandra Reineke
Reviewer: 
Carol Atkinson

Atkinson on Reineke, 'Beauvoir and Her Sisters: The Politics of Women's Bodies in France'


Sandra Reineke. Beauvoir and Her Sisters: The Politics of Women's Bodies in France. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011. xxii + 102 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03619-4.

Reviewed by Carol Atkinson
Published on Jhistory (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Promoting Communities of Women: Sisterhood and French Publications

Author: 
Simon James Potter
Reviewer: 
Joe Watson

Watson on Potter, 'Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970'


Simon James Potter. Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. 261 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-956896-3.

Reviewed by Joe Watson (Baker University)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

How the British Broadcasting Corporation Shaped an Empire

Author: 
Harri Englund
Reviewer: 
Sue Curry Jansen

Curry Jansen on Englund, 'Human Rights and African Airwaves: Mediating Equality on the Chichewa Radio'


Harri Englund. Human Rights and African Airwaves: Mediating Equality on the Chichewa Radio. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2011. x + 294 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-22347-0.

Reviewed by Sue Curry Jansen (Muehlenberg College)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Democracy, Human Rights, and Neoliberalism in Malawi

Author: 
Bill Grueskin, Ava Seave, Lucas Graves, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kate Edenborg

Edenborg on Grueskin and Seave and Graves, 'The Story So Far: What We Know about the Business of Digital Journalism'


Bill Grueskin, Ava Seave, Lucas Graves, eds. The Story So Far: What We Know about the Business of Digital Journalism. Columbia Journalism Review Books Series. New York: Columbia University Press, 2011. 139 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-16027-8.

Reviewed by Kate Edenborg (University of Wisconsin-Stout)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Awakening the Rules of Engagement

Author: 
Radha S. Hegde, ed.
Reviewer: 
Tracy Lucht

Lucht on Hegde, 'Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures'


Radha S. Hegde, ed. Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures. Critical Cultural Communication Series. New York: New York University Press, 2011. viii + 317 pp. $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-3730-9; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8147-3731-6.

Reviewed by Tracy Lucht (Iowa State University)
Published on Jhistory (April, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Stacy Takacs
Reviewer: 
William Mari

Mari on Takacs, 'Terrorism TV: Popular Entertainment in Post-9/11'


Stacy Takacs. Terrorism TV: Popular Entertainment in Post-9/11. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2012. 333 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-1838-5.

Reviewed by William Mari (University of Washington, Department of Communication)
Published on Jhistory (March, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Greg Barnhisel, Catherine Turner, eds.
Reviewer: 
James Aucoin

Aucoin on Barnhisel and Turner, 'Pressing the Fight: Print, Propaganda, and the Cold War'


Greg Barnhisel, Catherine Turner, eds. Pressing the Fight: Print, Propaganda, and the Cold War. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2010. vi + 285 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55849-736-8.

Reviewed by James Aucoin (University of South Alabama)
Published on Jhistory (February, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

An Arsenal of Print

Author: 
Jared Gardner
Reviewer: 
Andrew Hobbs

Hobbs on Gardner, 'The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture'


Jared Gardner. The Rise and Fall of Early American Magazine Culture. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2012. xi + 203 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03670-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Hobbs (University of Central Lancashire, UK)
Published on Jhistory (February, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

How Magazines Almost Changed American History

Author: 
Robert B. Davies
Reviewer: 
Christina Smith

Smith on Davies, 'Baldwin of the "Times": Hanson W. Baldwin, a Military Journalist's Life, 1903-1991'


Robert B. Davies. Baldwin of the "Times": Hanson W. Baldwin, a Military Journalist's Life, 1903-1991. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2011. x + 399 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61251-048-4.

Reviewed by Christina Smith (CSU Channel Islands)
Published on Jhistory (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Neil Verma
Reviewer: 
Noah Arceneaux

Arceneaux on Verma, 'Theater of the Mind: Imagination, Aesthetics, and American Radio Drama'


Neil Verma. Theater of the Mind: Imagination, Aesthetics, and American Radio Drama. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012. 296 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-85350-5; $29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-85351-2.

Reviewed by Noah Arceneaux (School of Media and Journalism Studies, San Diego State Universit)
Published on Jhistory (January, 2013)
Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

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