Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 May 2005

510 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195172836

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Edited by Geneva Overholser and Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Institutions of American Democracy

With the guidance of editors Geneva Overholser and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, this superb collection of essays--written by the nation's leading authorities on journalism--illuminates the role of the press in a democracy, investigating alternative models used throughout world history to better understand how the American press has evolved into what it is today. The book also examines the history, identity, roles, and future of the American press, with an emphasis on topics of concern to both practitioners and consumers of American media.

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