TITLE

Balance Sheet of American Journalism

AUTHOR(S)
Blwen, Bruce
PUB. DATE
March 1941
SOURCE
New Republic;3/10/41, Vol. 104 Issue 10, p331
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on faults of the American journalism and the scope of improving it. Factors responsible for some improvement in American journalism; Role played by the American Newspaper Guild to increase the self-respect of the individual newspaperman; Prevalence of the censorship authority exercised by publishers; Drift of the newspaper into the hands of money-minded men who are interested in profits; Danger posed by monopoly in the press; Increasing tendency toward standardized and syndicated material; Over-representation of the middle class in the press; Need of newspapers with a far smaller capital investment, so that genuine competition will more easily be possible.
ACCESSION #
14706494

 

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