TITLE

Hollywood Gossip as Public Sphere: Hedda Hopper, Reader-Respondents, and the Red Scare, 1947-1965

AUTHOR(S)
FROST, JENNIFER
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Cinema Journal;Winter2011, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
"Golden Age" Hollywood gossip columnist and political conservative Hedda Hopper used her journalistic platform to promote anticommunist campaigns during the cold war. Analysis of letters to Hopper demonstrates her success in mobilizing her readers to participate and how, together, they made her column part of the public sphere in the United States.
ACCESSION #
59533682

 

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