After the War: The Press in a Changing America, 1865–1900 by David B. Sachsman

By David B. Sachsman

After the War provides a wide ranging view of social, political, and monetary switch in post-Civil struggle the USA through analyzing its journalism, from insurance of politics and Reconstruction to sensational reporting and photographs of the yank humans. The adjustments in the US in this time have been so dramatic that they reworked the social constitution of the rustic and the character of journalism. through the 1870s and Eighties, new varieties of day-by-day newspapers had built. New Journalism finally gave upward push to Yellow Journalism, leading to big-city newspapers that have been more and more sensationalistic, wonderful, and designed to draw all people. the photographs of the nation’s humans as obvious via journalistic eyes, from assurance of immigrants to tales approximately African American "Black fiends" and local American "savages," inform a colourful tale that may interact students and scholars of heritage, journalism, and media studies.?

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