The Dissident Press: Alternative Journalism in American History - Commtext Series (Paperback)Lauren Kessler (author)
Paperback 159 Pages / Published: 05/04/1984
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Kessler challenges the idea that the worlds of media and journalism have ever conformed to a 'free marketplace' image. This present volume investigates a handful of the many fringe groups who, denied access to the mainstream, started marketplaces of their own. Journalistic efforts in six groups are explored: Black Americans; utopians and communitarians; feminists; non-English speaking immigrants; populists, anarchists, socialists, communists; and pacifists, non-interventionists, and resisters from World Wars I and II. The result is an impressive study which shows that such groups have a diversity of origins, and a tradition which spans one and a half centuries.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 159
Weight: 230 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 9 mm
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