2012-2013 Pitzer Catalog 
    
    Nov 14, 2019  
2012-2013 Pitzer Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 050 PZ - Journalism in America, 1787-Present


This course traces changes in the communication of “news” in the United States, from courthouse oratory in the early republic to network television and Internet blogging in the twenty-first century. Topics of study include the invention of “news” itself in the early nineteenth century, the development of journalism as a profession, the rise and fall of objectivity as a professional goal since 1900 and the ways in which changes in technology have affected the transmission of information.

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