Historical Mechanisms and Journalistic Change

Vos, Tim P.
January 2013
American Journalism;Winter2013, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p36
Academic Journal
The article discusses the relationship between qualitative research and communication theory proffered by scholars James W. Carey and Clifford G. Christians and its significance to historical mechanisms and journalistic change. The author discusses the cultural factors involved in the increased commercialization of the press in the 1800s, theories of historical mechanisms in journalism history and communication history, and the concept of path dependence.


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