When News Was New
When News was New investigates how news has re-invented itself at different historical moments--from medieval storytellers to 19th century telegraph news agencies to 21st century bloggers.
* Tracks the evolution of news through history
* Explores the regular reconstruction of news, the salability of news, and whether objectivity matters
* Provides an innovative approach to the history of news; clear, succinct writing; and effective use of photographs, maps, and tables which have strong appeal to the student reader
* Offers a new way of understanding news in our history and culture