Dec 02, 2020  
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2019/Spring 2020) 
    
2019-2020 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2019/Spring 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 350 - History of American Journalism

4 credits
Explores the development of American journalism in all media over three centuries.  Topics covered include the colonial press and its role in the American Revolution, the rise of partisan press, ethnic newspapers, “yellow journalism,” investigative reporting, popular magazines, public relations, radio and television news, the “alternative press,” coverage of the Vietnam War and Watergate, the portrayal of journalists in other media (such as film), and the rise of Web journalism. Enrollment Priority: History Majors, History Minors, and seniors.  Excludes first year students. Offered: Spring Semesters, even numbered years. DVUS - CLA-Diversity US



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