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PN4888.O25M56 1998
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TITLE: Just the facts : how "objectivity" came to define American journalism / David T.Z. Mindich.
AUTHOR: Mindich, David T. Z., 1963-
PUBLISHED: New York : New York University Press, c1998.
DESCRIPTION: x, 200 p. ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-194) and index.
NOTES: Acknowledgments -- Introduction: objectivity -- Detachment : the caning of James Gordon Bennett, the Penny Press, and objectivitiy's primordial soup -- Nonpartisanship : three shades of political journalism -- The inverted pyramid : Edwin M. Stanton and information control -- Facticity : science, culture, cholera, and the rise of journalism's "native empiricism," 1832-66 -- Balance : a "slanderous and nasty-minded mulatress," Ida B. Wells, confronts "objectivity in the 1890s -- Conclusion : thoughts on a post-"objective" profession -- Notes -- Bibliographic essay -- Works cited -- Index -- About the author.
SUBJECT: Journalism--Objectivity--United States.

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