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JOUR 25000: Journalism History

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Course Description:

Examines the development of the mass media in the United States, beginning with Western European antecedents and proceeding to the present era of complex new technologies. Focuses on the factors influencing the evolution of U.S. media history, emphasizing the development of the U.S. press philosophy, the interaction of industrialization and media, and the rise of mass culture. 

Library Support:

1. Make a research consultation with me by clicking "Schedule Appointment" under my photograph.  You can also send me an email describing your topic and times you are available.

2. We'll gather background information in a MS Word doc and look at different media outlets as appropriate to find coverage of an event.  

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Cathy Michael

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Cathy Michael
Ithaca College Library 953 Danby Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850‑7002