Book Reviews

Aurora Wallace, Media Capital: Architecture and Communications in New York City, for Journal of American History 100 (December 2013): 849-50. [pdf] [html]

Scott E. Casper et al., A History of the Book in America, Vol. 3: The Industrial Book, 1840-1880, for Technology & Culture 50 (April 2009): 499-500.

F. Robert van der Linden, Airlines and Air Mail: The Post Office and the Birth of the Commercial Aviation Industry, for Journal of Economic History 63 (September 2003): 913-14.

David P. Nord, Communities of Journalism: A History of American Newspapers and Their Readers, for Indiana Magazine of History 99 (March 2003): 67-68.

Jeffrey L. Pasley, “The Tyranny of Printers”: Newspaper Politics in the Early American Republic, for Virginia Magazine of History and Biography 110 (no. 1, 2002): 103-104.

W. Joseph Campbell, Yellow Journalism: Puncturing the Myths, Defining the Legacies, for Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 79 (Summer 2002): 523-24.

Kevin Barnhurst and John Nerone, The Form of News: A History, for Technology & Culture 43 (April 2002): 438-40.

William B. Friedricks, Covering Iowa: The History of the Des Moines Register and Tribune Company, 1849-1985, for Business History Review 75 (Winter 2001): 830-32.

Bernhard Siegert, Relays: Literature as an Epoch of the Postal System, for Technology & Culture 42 (July 2001): 563-64.

Richard John, Jr., Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse, for Business History 39 (Jan. 1997): 126-27 (British journal).

Susan Smulyan, Selling Radio: The Commercialization of American Broadcasting, 1920-1934, for American Historical Review 100 (Oct. 1995): 1318-19.

Menahem Blondheim, News over the Wires: The Telegraph and the Flow of Public Information in America, 1844-1897, for Journal of American History 82 (June 1995): 234-35.

William S. Solomon and Robert W. McChesney, eds., Ruthless Criticism: New Perspectives in U.S. Communication History, for Journal of American History 81 (September 1994): 627-28.

Mark Wahlgren Summers, The Press Gang: Newspapers and Politics, 1865-1878, for Journalism History 20 (Summer 1994): 82.

C. R. Perry, The Victorian Post Office: The Growth of a Bureaucracy, for Technology & Culture 34 (October 1993): 940-41.

Carol Smith and Carolyn Stewart Dyer, “Taking Stock, Placing Orders: A Historiographic Essay on the Business History of the Newspaper,” Journalism Monographs, No. 132, for Journal of Media Economics 6 (Summer 1993): 55-56.

John Nerone, The Culture of the Press in the Early Republic: Cincinnati, 1793-1848, for American Journalism 8 (Fall 1991): 282-83.

Lester G. Lindley, The Impact of the Telegraph on Contract Law, for Technology & Culture 33 (July 1992): 628-30.

Jo A. Cates, Journalism: A Guide to the Reference Literature, and Eleanor Blum and Frances G. Wilhoit, Mass Media Bibliography: An Annotated Guide to Books and Journals for Research and Reference, for Library Quarterly 61 (April 1991): 248-49.

Annenberg School of Communications, International Encyclopedia of Communications, 4 vols., for The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 511 (Sept. 1990): 203-204.

Mark Monmonier, Maps with the News: The Development of American Journalistic Cartography, for Technology & Culture 31 (July 1990): 553-54.

Edwin Gabler, The American Telegrapher: A Social History, 1860-1900, for Technology & Culture 30 (April 1989): 483-84.

Rodney A. Smolla, Suing the Press: Libel, the Media, and Power, for The Annals 492 (July 1987): 220-21.

Wayne R. Austerman, Sharps Rifles and Spanish Mules: The San Antonio-El Paso Mail, 1851-1881, for Business History Review 60 (Summer 1986): 301-02.

Christopher H. Sterling, Electronic Media: A Guide to Trends in Broadcasting and Newer Technologies, 1920-1983, for Technology & Culture 27 (October 1986): 867-68.

Stephen Hess, The Government/Press Connection: Press Officers and Their Offices, for The Annals 482 (November 1985): 196-97.

Richard Hoggart, An English Temper: Essays on Education, Culture & Communication, for Social Science Journal 22 (October 1985): 120-21.

J. Fred MacDonald, Blacks and White TV: Afro-Americans in Television Since 1948, for Social Science Journal 22 (January 1985): 134-35.

Donna Lee Dickerson, Florida Media Law, for Journalism Quarterly 60 (Spring 1983): 161.

Yoneji Masuda, The Information Society as Post-Industrial Society, for Communication and the Law 5 (Winter 1983): 79-81.

Richard Labunski, The First Amendment Under Siege: The Politics of Broadcast Regulation, for Social Science Quarterly 64 (March 1983): 210-11.

Itzhak Roeh et al., Almost Midnight: Reforming the Late-Night News, and Philip Rosen, The Modern Stentors: Radio Broadcasters and the Federal Government, 1920-1934, for The Annals 462 (July 1982), 192-94.

Lloyd Wendt, The Chicago Tribune, and Joseph Gies, The Colonel of Chicago, for the Journal of Communication 31 (Autumn 1981): 212-14.

Ross F. Conner and C. Ronald Huff, Attorneys as Activists, and Marshall S. Shapo, The Duty to Act: Tort Law, Power, and Public Policy, for The Annals 453 (January 1981): 289-90.

Nathan Huggins, Slave and Citizen: The Life of Frederick Douglass, for Journalism Quarterly 57 (Autumn 1980): 501-02.

Benjamin M. Compaine, Who Owns the Media?, for the Journal of Communication 30 (Summer 1980): 221-22.

Glen Fisher, American Communication in a Global Society, for The Annals 448 (March 1980): 153-54.

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