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Biographical dictionary of American journalism

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Journalists -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries,
    • Journalism -- United States -- History -- Bio-bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementedited by Joseph P. McKerns.
      ContributionsMcKerns, Joseph P., 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN4871 .B56 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 820 p. ;
      Number of Pages820
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2047847M
      ISBN 100313238189
      LC Control Number88025098

      SUMMARY: A Dictionary of Journalism is an accessible and authoritative quick reference dictionary. It covers over 1, wide-ranging entries on the terms that are likely to be encountered by students of the subject, and aims to offer a broad, accessible point of reference on an ever-topical and constantly-changing field that affects everyone's knowledge and perception of the world. Medford Stanton Evans (J – March 3, ), better known as M. Stanton Evans, was an American journalist, author and was the author of eight books, including Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies ().

      History. Tarif Khalidi claimed the genre of biographical dictionaries is a "unique product of Arab Muslim culture". The earliest extant example of the biographical dictionary dates from 9th-century Iraq, and by the 16th-century it was a firmly established and well-respected form of historical writing. They contain more social data for a large segment of the population than that found in any. Michael Royko Jr. (Septem – Ap ) was an American newspaper columnist from his year career, he wrote over 7, daily columns for the Chicago Daily News, the Chicago Sun-Times, and the Chicago Tribune.A humorist who focused on life in Chicago, he was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for commentary.

      Other practitioners of this form of journalism are mentioned in the Introduction. This dictionary presents biographical sketches of the writers mentioned above as well as other writers who practiced literary journalism and editors who encouraged others to write literary journalism . Alexander Chalmers, Scottish editor and biographer best known for his General Biographical Dictionary (–17), a volume revision of work first published in 11 volumes (). Chalmers’ Glossary to Shakespeare () was followed by The Works of the English Poets from Chaucer to Cowper ().


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