Reviews

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

Author: 
Greg Goodale
Reviewer: 
Noah Arceneaux

Arceneaux on Goodale, 'Sonic Persuasion: Reading Sound in the Recorded Age'

Greg Goodale. Sonic Persuasion: Reading Sound in the Recorded Age. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2011. 189 S. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03604-0; $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07795-1.

Reviewed by Noah Arceneaux (School of Media and Journalism Studies, San Diego State University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2012) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Kermit Hall, Melvin I. Urofsky
Reviewer: 
James Aucoin

Aucoin on Hall and Urofsky, 'New York Times v. Sullivan: Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press'

Kermit Hall, Melvin I. Urofsky. New York Times v. Sullivan: Civil Rights, Libel Law, and the Free Press. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2011. x + 222 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-1802-6; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7006-1803-3.

Reviewed by James Aucoin (Professor and Chair at University of South Alabama) Published on Jhistory (December, 2011) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Author: 
Gabriel Schoenfeld
Reviewer: 
Gerry Lanosga

Lanosga on Schoenfeld, 'Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media, and the Rule of Law'

Gabriel Schoenfeld. Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media, and the Rule of Law. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2010. 309 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-07648-6.

Reviewed by Gerry Lanosga (Indiana University) Published on Jhistory (November, 2011) Commissioned by Heidi Tworek

Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media, and the Rule of Law

Author: 
Marcus Daniel
Reviewer: 
Joseph M. Adelman

Adelman on Daniel, 'Scandal and Civility: Journalism and the Birth of American Democracy'

Marcus Daniel. Scandal and Civility: Journalism and the Birth of American Democracy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. ix + 386 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517212-6.

Reviewed by Joseph M. Adelman (Johns Hopkins University) Published on Jhistory (September, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Richard Junger
Reviewer: 
Jon Bekken

Bekken on Junger, 'Becoming the Second City: Chicago's Mass News Media, 1833-1898'

Richard Junger. Becoming the Second City: Chicago's Mass News Media, 1833-1898. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. xiv + 235 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03589-0; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07785-2.

Reviewed by Jon Bekken (Albright College) Published on Jhistory (August, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Faith Binckes
Reviewer: 
Nick Nuttall

Nuttall on Binckes, 'Modernism, Magazines, and the British Avant-Garde: Reading Rhythm, 1910-1914'

Faith Binckes. Modernism, Magazines, and the British Avant-Garde: Reading Rhythm, 1910-1914. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. viii + 260 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-925252-7.

Reviewed by Nick Nuttall (Lincoln School of Journalism) Published on Jhistory (July, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Little Magazines: Modernism in Miniature

Author: 
John McMillian
Reviewer: 
Jeanette McVicker

McVicker on McMillian, 'Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America'

John McMillian. Smoking Typewriters: The Sixties Underground Press and the Rise of Alternative Media in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. xiv + 277 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-531992-7.

Reviewed by Jeanette McVicker Published on Jhistory (July, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Jane Marcellus
Reviewer: 
Stacy Spaulding

Spaulding on Marcellus, 'Business Girls and Two-Job Wives: Emerging Media Stereotypes of Employed Women'

Jane Marcellus. Business Girls and Two-Job Wives: Emerging Media Stereotypes of Employed Women. Cresskill: Hampton Press, 2011. xii + 277 pp. $67.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57273-988-8; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57273-989-5.

Reviewed by Stacy Spaulding (Towson University) Published on Jhistory (July, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
John Bodnar
Reviewer: 
Andrew Salvati

Salvati on Bodnar, 'The „Good War“ in American Memory'

John Bodnar. The „Good War“ in American Memory. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010. . $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-9667-5.

Reviewed by Andrew Salvati Published on Jhistory (June, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

The Contested Pasts of World War II

Author: 
David E. Sumner
Reviewer: 
Brian Thornton

Thornton on Sumner, 'The Magazine Century: American Magazines since 1900'

David E. Sumner. The Magazine Century: American Magazines since 1900. Mediating American History Series. New York: Peter Lang, 2010. viii + 242 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4331-0493-0; $119.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4331-0494-7.

Reviewed by Brian Thornton (University of N. Florida) Published on Jhistory (June, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
Sharon Corwin, Jessica May, Terri Weissman
Reviewer: 
John Harris

Harris on Corwin and May and Weissman, 'American Modern: Documentary Photography by Abbott, Evans, and Bourke-White'

Sharon Corwin, Jessica May, Terri Weissman. American Modern: Documentary Photography by Abbott, Evans, and Bourke-White. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010. xiv + 198 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-26562-2.

Reviewed by John Harris Published on Jhistory (May, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Documenting the Modern: The Photography of Berenice Abbott, Walker Evans, and Margaret Bourke-White

Author: 
Roy Reed, ed.
Reviewer: 
Dale Zacher

Zacher on Reed, 'Looking Back at the Arkansas Gazette: An Oral History'

Roy Reed, ed. Looking Back at the Arkansas Gazette: An Oral History. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2009. xxvii + 295 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55728-899-8.

Reviewed by Dale Zacher (University of Arkansas-Little Rock) Published on Jhistory (April, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

An Oral History That Pays Homage to the Arkansas Gazette

Author: 
Mary S. Mander
Reviewer: 
Richard Fine

Fine on Mander, 'Pen and Sword: American War Correspondents, 1898-1975'

Mary S. Mander. Pen and Sword: American War Correspondents, 1898-1975. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. 188 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03556-2.

Reviewed by Richard Fine (Virginia Commonwealth University) Published on Jhistory (April, 2011) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

The Military and the Media: Coalescing Cultures

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