The American Newspaper

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The American Newspaper is a critical study of journalism conducted by Will Irwin from 1909 to 1910 spanning fifteen articles that discuss the origins, purposes, and principles to which journalists should aspire. The article series appeared in Collier's in serialized form in 1911. Summary by progressingamerica (7 hr 40 min)


The Power of the Press 21:18 Read by progressingamerica
The Dim Beginnings 31:24 Read by Kyle Stedman
The Fourth Current 48:45 Read by Kyle Stedman
The Spread and Decline of Yellow Journalism 27:24 Read by Robert Morel
What Is News? 21:36 Read by Robert Morel
The Editor and the News 30:18 Read by Elsie Selwyn
The Reporter and the News 40:30 Read by Rita Boutros
All the News That's Fit to Print 26:08 Read by J. M. Smallheer
The Advertising Influence 33:03 Read by Robert Morel
The Unhealthy Alliance 33:43 Read by Tatiana Chichilla
Our Kind of People 22:16 Read by kevinscottwiebe
The Foe from Within 36:42 Read by Rita Boutros
The New Era 28:41 Read by progressingamerica
The Press of Two Cities 28:30 Read by Elsie Selwyn
The Voice of a Generation 31:11 Read by TonyMezz