Reviews

Author: 
Ursula Rao
Reviewer: 
Amelia Bonea

Bonea on Rao, 'News As Culture: Journalistic Practices and the Remaking of Indian Leadership Tradition'

Ursula Rao. News As Culture: Journalistic Practices and the Remaking of Indian Leadership Tradition. New York: Berghahn Books, 2010. xii + 224 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-669-6.

Reviewed by Amelia Bonea (Heidelberg University, Karls Jaspers Centre) Published on Jhistory (April, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

The Politics of News Reporting in India

Author: 
Susan E. Wiant
Reviewer: 
Ida Jones

Jones on Wiant, 'Between the Bylines: A Father's Legacy'

Susan E. Wiant. Between the Bylines: A Father's Legacy. World War II: The Global, Human, and Ethical Dimension Series. New York: Fordham University Press, 2011. Illustrations. 256 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-3301-4.

Reviewed by Ida Jones Published on Jhistory (April, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Getting to Know the Journalist and Man Called Dad

Author: 
Emma Hanna
Reviewer: 
Dale Moler

Moler on Hanna, 'The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain'

Emma Hanna. The Great War on the Small Screen: Representing the First World War in Contemporary Britain. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009. viii + 190 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-3389-0.

Reviewed by Dale Moler (Central Michigan University) Published on Jhistory (April, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

The Great War on the British Small Screen

Author: 
Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, Vivian S. Louie, Roberto Suro, eds.
Reviewer: 
Joseph A. Rodriguez

Rodriguez on Suárez-Orozco and Louie and Suro, 'Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue'

Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, Vivian S. Louie, Roberto Suro, eds. Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011. xxvi + 264 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-26717-6; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-26718-3.

Reviewed by Joseph A. Rodriguez Published on Jhistory (April, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Melissa A. McEuen
Reviewer: 
Carol Atkinson

Atkinson on McEuen, 'Making War, Making Women: Femininity and Duty on the American Home Front, 1941-1945'

Melissa A. McEuen. Making War, Making Women: Femininity and Duty on the American Home Front, 1941-1945. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011. xiv + 270 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2904-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2905-5.

Reviewed by Carol Atkinson Published on Jhistory (March, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Richard Lentz, Karla K. Gower
Reviewer: 
Giovanna Dell'Orto

Dell'Orto on Lentz and Gower, 'The Opinions of Mankind: Racial Issues, Press, and Progaganda in the Cold War'

Richard Lentz, Karla K. Gower. The Opinions of Mankind: Racial Issues, Press, and Progaganda in the Cold War. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2010. vi + 349 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1908-4.

Reviewed by Giovanna Dell'Orto (School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Uni of Minnesota) Published on Jhistory (March, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Edward D. Miller
Reviewer: 
Kera Lovell

Lovell on Miller, 'Tomboys, Pretty Boys, and Outspoken Women: The Media Revolution of 1973'

Edward D. Miller. Tomboys, Pretty Boys, and Outspoken Women: The Media Revolution of 1973. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011. xii + 217 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-11775-8; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-472-03461-1.

Reviewed by Kera Lovell Published on Jhistory (March, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Jon Marshall
Reviewer: 
Gerry Lanosga

Lanosga on Marshall, 'Watergate's Legacy and the Press: The Investigative Impulse'

Jon Marshall. Watergate's Legacy and the Press: The Investigative Impulse. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2011. xx + 313 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-2719-7.

Reviewed by Gerry Lanosga (Indiana University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
At̤har Fārūqī
Reviewer: 
Anas Alahmed

Alahmed on Fārūqī, 'Muslims and Media Images: News versus Views'

At̤har Fārūqī. Muslims and Media Images: News versus Views. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2011. xiv + 354 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-569495-6; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-806925-6.

Reviewed by Anas Alahmed (Indiana University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Héctor Domínguez Ruvalcaba, Ignacio Corona, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jeanette McVicker

McVicker on Domínguez Ruvalcaba and Corona, 'Gender Violence at the U.S.--Mexico Border: Media Representation and Public Response'

Héctor Domínguez Ruvalcaba, Ignacio Corona, eds. Gender Violence at the U.S.--Mexico Border: Media Representation and Public Response. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2010. vii + 200 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-2712-0.

Reviewed by Jeanette McVicker Published on Jhistory (February, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Thomas Hajkowski
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Hajkowski, 'The BBC and National Identity in Britain, 1922-53'

Thomas Hajkowski. The BBC and National Identity in Britain, 1922-53. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010. xii + 252 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-7944-3.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (St. Peter's College) Published on Jhistory (February, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

The BBC Sponsors “Britishness”

Author: 
Michael Stamm
Reviewer: 
Donna Halper

Halper on Stamm, 'Sound Business: Newspapers, Radio, and the Politics of New Media'

Michael Stamm. Sound Business: Newspapers, Radio, and the Politics of New Media. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011. viii + 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4311-6.

Reviewed by Donna Halper (Lesley University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Sound Business: Newspapers, Radio, and the Politics of New Media

Author: 
Jane L. Chapman, Nick Nuttall
Reviewer: 
Nancy Roberts

Roberts on Chapman and Nuttall, 'Journalism Today: A Themed History'

Jane L. Chapman, Nick Nuttall. Journalism Today: A Themed History. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. xiii + 338 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4051-7953-9; $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4051-7952-2.

Reviewed by Nancy Roberts (University of Albany-SUNY) Published on Jhistory (January, 2012) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Journalism across Centuries and Cultures

Author: 
Matthew C. Ehrlich
Reviewer: 
Nicole Maurantonio

Maurantonio on Ehrlich, 'Radio Utopia: Postwar Audio Documentary in the Public Interest'

Matthew C. Ehrlich. Radio Utopia: Postwar Audio Documentary in the Public Interest. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011. 240 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03611-8.

Reviewed by Nicole Maurantonio (University of Richmond) Published on Jhistory (January, 2012) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Paradise Lost?: Audio Documentary and Postwar Promise

Author: 
James Schwoch
Reviewer: 
Daniel Platt

Platt on Schwoch, 'Global TV: New Media and the Cold War, 1946-69'

James Schwoch. Global TV: New Media and the Cold War, 1946-69. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2009. 256 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03374-2; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07569-8.

Reviewed by Daniel Platt (University of Connecticut) Published on Jhistory (January, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Global TV: New Media and the Cold War, 1945-1969

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