Journalism History Bibliography


Ball, Rick. Meet the Press:
Fifty Years of History in the Making.

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1998.

Barnhurst, Kevin G. and John Nerone.
The Form of News: A History.
New York: Guilford Press, 2001.

Beasley, Maurine Hoffman, and Sheila Gibbons.
Taking Their Place:
A Documentary History of Women and Journalism.

Washington, DC: American University Press, 1993.

Bernstein, Mark and Alex Lubertozzi.
World War II on the Air.
Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, Inc., 2003.

Blanchard, Margaret A., ed. History of the Mass Media
in the United States, An Encyclopedia.

Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1998.

Brennen, Bonnie and Hanno Hardt, eds.
Picturing the Past: Media, History and Photography.
Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1999.

Briggs, Asa. The BBC: The First Fifty Years.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1985.

Briggs, Asa and Peter Burke. A Social History
of the Media from Gutenberg to the Internet
Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2001.

Bliss, Edward. Now the News:
The Story of Broadcast Journalism.

New York: Columbia University Press, 1991.

Broussard, Jinx Coleman. Giving a Voice to the Voiceless:
Four Pioneering Black Women Journalists
New York: Routledge, 2004.

Burke, Peter and Asa Briggs. A Social History of the Media:
from Gutenberg to the Internet.
Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2001.

Burns, Eric. Infamous Scribblers: the Founding Fathers
and the Rowdy Beginnings of American Journalism.
New York: Public Affairs, 2006.

Campbell, Joseph. The Year that Defined American Journalism.
New York: Routledge, 2006.

Cannadine, David. History and the Media.
New York: Palgrave Macmillian, 2004.

Chadwell, William Robert. Horace Greeley:
Champion of American Freedom.
New York: New York University Press, 2006.

Clark, Roy Peter and G. Stuart Adam.
Journalism: The Democratic Craft.
New York: Oxford, 2006

Cloud, Stanley and Lynne Olson. The Murrow Boys:
Pioneers on the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996.

Clowse, Barbara Barksdale. Ralph McGill: A Biography.
Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 1999.

Copeland, David A. Debating the Issues in Colonial Newspapers.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2000.

Cronkite, Walter. A Reporter’s Life.
New York: Knopf, 1996.

Crowley, David. J. and Paul Heyer.
Communication in History.
Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2003.

Danky, James Philip, et al, eds.
African-American Newspapers and Periodicals:
A National Bibliography
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999.

Downs, Robert Bingham and Jane B. Downs.
Journalists of the United States.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1991.

Eaman, Ross Allan. Historical Dictionary of Journalism.
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow, 2009.

Ehrlich, Matthew C. Journalism in the Movies.
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004.

Emery, Michael, Edwin Emery, and Nancy L. Roberts.
The Press and America:
An Interpretive History of the Mass Media
, 9th ed.
Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1999.

Engelman, Ralph. Friendlyvision: Fred Friendly
and the Rise and Fall of Television Journalism
New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Fang, Irving E. Alphabet to Internet:
Mediated Communication in Our Lives.
St. Paul, MN: Rada Press, 2008.

Fanning, Kay. Kay Fanning’s Alaska Story.
Kenmore, WA: Epicenter Press, 2006.

Farrar, Howard. The Baltimore Afro-American, 1892-1950.
Westport CT: Greenword Press, 1998.

Fedler, Fred. Lessons from the Past:
Journalists’ Lives and Work, 1850-1950
Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 2000.

Fellow, Anthony R. and John Williams Tebbel.
American Media History.
Belmont, CA: Thomson/Wadsworth, 2005.

Folkerts, Jean, and Dwight L. Teeter, Jr. Voices of a Nation:
A History of Mass Media in the United States.

Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1997.

Frank, Reuven. Out of Thin Air:
The Brief Wonderful Life of Network News.

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

Ghiglione, Loren. CBS’s Don Hollenbeck:
An Honest Reporter in the Age of McCarthyism.

Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2008.

Godfrey, Donald G.
Methods of Historical Analysis in Electronic Media.
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2005.

Gomery, Douglas. A History of Broadcasting in the United States.
Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2008.

Graham, Katharine. Personal History.
New York: Knopf, 1997.

Harnett, Richard M. and Billy G. Ferguson.
Unipress: United Press International: Covering the 20th Century.
Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 2001.

Harrison, S.L. Cavalcade of Journalists 1900-2000.
Miami, FL: Wolf Den Books, 2002.

Hartsock, John C. A History of American Literary Journalism:
The Emergence of a Modern Narrative Form
Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2000.

Haskell, Harry. Boss-Busters & Sin Hounds:
Kansas City and Its Star.
Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2007.

Haynes, Gary. Picture This!: The Inside Story
and Classic Photos of UPI Newspictures.
New York: Bulfinch Press, 2006.

Hewitt, Don. Tell Me a Story.
New York: Public Affairs, 2001.

Hoffman, Joyce. On Their Own: Women Journalists
and the American Experience in Vietnam
Cambridge MA: Da Capo Press, 2008.

Hollis, Daniel Webster. The Media in America.
Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, Inc., 1995.

Hudson, Frederick. Journalism in the United States from 1690-1872.
New York: Routledge, 2000.

Huntzicker, William. The Popular Press, 1833-1865.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.

Humphrey, Carol Sue. The Press and the Young Republic, 1783-1833.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Hutton, Frankie and Barbara Straus Reid, eds.
Outsiders in 19th-Century Press History.
Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Press, 1996.

Kitch, Carolyn L. Pages from the Past:
History and Memory in American Magazines.
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2005.

Kotler, Johathan and Miles Beller. American Datelines:
Major News Stories from Colonial Times to the Present
Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2003.

Knudson, Jerry W. In the News:
American Journalists View Their Craft
Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, 2000.

Kuralt, Charles. A Life on the Road.
New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1990.

Langman, Larry. The Media in the Movies.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 1997.

Lee, Alfred McClung. The Daily Newspaper in America:
The Evolution of a Social Instrument
New York: Routledge, 2000.

Lewis, Jon E. The Mammoth Book of Journalism:
An Anthology of the 100 Greatest Newspaper Articles
New York: Carrol & Graf., 2003.

Library of America. Reporting on Civil Rights. vols. 1-2.
New York: Library of America, 2003.

Lutes, Jean Marie. Front Page Girls:
Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2006.

McPherson, James Brian. Journalism at the End
of the American Century, 1965-Present
Westport, CT: Praeger, 2006.

Mills, Eleanor, Kira Cochrane and Naomi Wolf.
Journalistas: 100 Years of the Best Writing

and Reporting by Women Journalists.
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2005.

Mindich, David T. Z. Just the Facts:
How Objectivity Came to Define American Journalism.

New York: New York University Press, 1998.

Munson, Eve Stryker, and Catherine A. Warren, eds.
James Carey: A Critical Reader.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.

Murray, Michael D., ed. Encyclopedia of Television News.
Phoenix, AZ: The Oryx Press, 1999.

Ness, Richard. From Headline Hunter to Superman:
A Journalism Filmography
Landham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1997.

Newton, Eric, ed. Crusaders, Scoundrels, Journalists:
The Newseum’s Most Intriguing Newspeople
New York: Times Books, 1999.

Nord, David Paul. Communities of Journalism:
A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers
Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2001.

Perry, James M. A Bohemian Brigade:
The Civil War Correspondents
New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000.

Pride, Armistead S. and Clint C. Wilson.
A History of the Black Press.
Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 1997.

Rafferty, Anne Marie. American Journalism 1690-1904.
New York: Routledge, 2000.

Raymond, Joad. The Invention of the Newspaper:
English Newsbooks, 1641-1649.
New York: oxford University Press, 1996.

Reporters of the Associated Press.
Breaking News: How the Associated Press has Covered
War, Peace, and Everything Else.
New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2007.

Ritchie, Donald A. American Journalists.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Sachsman, David B., et. al, eds. The Civil War and the Press.
New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 2000.

Seib, Philip M. Broadcasts from the Blitz:
How Edward R. Murrow Helped Lead America into War.
Washington,DC: Potomac Books, 2006.

Serrin, Judith and William Serrin.
Muckraking!: The Journalism that Changed America.
New York: New Press, 2002.

Shepard, Alicia C. Woodward and Bernstein: Life in the Shadow of Watergate.
Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley, 2007.

Sims, Norman, ed. Literary Journalism in the Twentieth Century.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Sloan, William David. The Early American Press, 1690-1783.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994.

—-. Perspectives on Mass Communication History.
Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1991.

Sloan, W. David and Lisa Mullikin Parcell, eds.
American Journalism: History, Principles, Practices.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2002.

Sloan, W. David, James G. Stovall, and James D. Startt.
The Media in America: A History, 4th ed.
Northport, AL: Vision, 1999.

Smythe, Ted Curtis. The Gilded Age Press.
Westport, CT: Praeger, 2003.

Sorel, Nancy Caldwell. The Women Who Wrote the War.
New York: Arcade Publishing, 1999.

Spencer, David Ralph. The Yellow Journalism.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2007.

Stacks, John F. Scotty: James B. Reston and
the Rise and Fall of American Journalism
Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 2003.

Sterling, John Michael. Stay Tuned:
A History of American Broadcasting
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002.

Startt, James D., and W. David Sloan.
Historical Methods in Mass Communication.
Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1989.

—-. The Significance of the Media in American History.
Northport, AL: Vision Press, 1994.

Sterling, Christopher H., ed. Encyclopedia of Journalism.
Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Reference, 2009.

Sterling, Christopher H., and John M. Kittross.
Stay Tuned: A Concise History of American Broadcasting.
Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 1990.

Streitmatter, Rodger. Mightier Than the Sword:
How the News Media Have Shaped American History
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1997.

—-. Raising Her Voice:
African-American Women Journalists Who Changed History.

Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press, 1994.

Suggs, Henry Lewis, ed.
The Black Press in the Middle West, 1865-1985.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Teel, Leonard Ray. The Public Press, 1900-1945:
the History of American Journalism.
Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2006.

Terry, Wallace. Missing Pages:
Black Journalists of Modern America: An Oral History.
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2007.

Thomas, Leonard. The Power of the Press:
The Birth of American Political Reporting
New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.

Tifft, Susan E., and Alex S. Jones. The Trust:
The Private and Powerful Family Behind the New York Times.

New York: Little Brown and Company, 1999.

Trahant, Mark N. Pictures of Our Nobler Selves:
A History of Native American Contributions to News Media.

Nashville, TN: The Freedom Forum, 1995.

Vaughn, Stephen. Encyclopedia of American Journalism.
New York: Routledge, 2008.

Ward, Brian. Radio and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the South.
Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2004.

Ward, Hiley H. Mainsteams of American Media History.
Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1997.

Washburn, Patrick Scott. The African American Newspaper.
Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2006.

Weber, Ronald. News of Paris: American Journalists
in the City of Light Between the Wars.
Chicago: IL: Ivan R. Dee, 2006.

Williams, Julie Hedgepeth. The Significance of the Printed
Word in Early America: Colonists’ Thoughts on the Role of the Press
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.

Winn, J. Emmett and Susan L. Brinson, eds. Transmitting the Past:
Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Broadcasting.
Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005.

Wolseley, Ronald E. Black Achievers in American Journalism.
Nashville: James C. Winston Publishing, 1995.

Woodhull, Nancy J. and Robert W. Snyder, eds.
Defining Moments in Journalism.
New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1998.

Before 1990

Barnouw, Erik. A Tower in Babel:
the History of Broadcasting in the United States to 1933
New York: Oxford University Press, 1966.

—-. The Golden Web:
The History of Broadcasting in the United States 1933-1953
New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.

—-. The Image Empire:
the History of Broadcasting in the United States from 1953
New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.

Bleyer, Willard G. Main Currents
in the History of American Journalism.

New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1927.

Caswell, Lucy Shelton, ed. Guide to Sources
in American Journalism History.

New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Crouse, Timothy. The Boys on the Bus.
New York: Random House, 1973.

Halberstam, David. The Powers That Be.
New York: Knopf, 1979.

Hudson, Robert V. Mass Media.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1987.

Kahn, Frank J., ed. Documents of American Broadcasting.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1984.

Kluger, Richard. The Paper:
The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune.

New York: Knopf, 1986.

Lee, James Melvin. History of American Journalism.
New York: Garden City Publishing Company, 1923.

McKerns, Joseph P., ed. Biographical Dictionary
of American Journalism.

New York: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Marzolf, Marion. Up From the Footnote:
A History of Women Journalists.

New York: Hasting House, 1977.

Miller, Sally M. The Ethnic Press in the United States:
A Historical Analysis and Handbook.

New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Mott, Frank Luther. American Journalism: A History
of Newspapers in the United States Through 250 Years, 1690-1940.

New York: Macmillan, 1941.

Persico, Joseph E. Edward R. Murrow.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988.

Schudson, Michael. Discovering the News:
A Social History of American Newspapers.

New York: Basic Books, 1978.

Severeid, Eric. Not So Wild a Dream.
New York: Knopf, 1947.

Startt, James D., and W. David Sloan.
Historical Methods in Mass Communication.
Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1989.

Steele, Ronald. Walter Lippmann and the American Century.
New York: Little, Brown, 1980.

Stephens, Mitchell. The History of News:
From the Drum to the Satellite.

New York: Viking, 1988.

Sloan, W. David. American Journalism History:
An Annotated Bibliography.

New York: Greenwood press, 1989.

Startt, James D. and W. David Sloan.
Historical Methods in Mass Communication.
Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 1989.

Suggs, Henry Lewis. The Black Press in the South.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983.

Thomas, Isaiah. The History of Printing in America.
Worcester, Massachusetts, 1810.
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1970.

Well, Ida B. Crusade for Justice.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970.

White, William Allen.
The Autobiography of William Allen White.
New York: Macmillan, 1946.
2nd Rev ed., Lawrence, KN: University Press of Kansas, 1990.

Woodward, Bob, and Carl Bernstein.
All the President’s Men.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1974.

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