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History of Journalism
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Journalism exposing economic, social, and political evils, so named by Theodore Roosevelt for its "racking the muck" of American society.
1830s Newspapers that, because of technological innovations in printing, were able to drop their price to one cent, therefore making papers affordable to working and middle classes and enabled newspapers to become a genuine mass medium
Radio broadcasting is a one-way wireless transmission over radio waves intended to reach a wide audience. The signal types can be either analog audio or digital audio
freedom of the press
the right of journalists to publish the truth without restriction or penalty
This, first newspaper in the colonies, was published in Boston in 1690. It was the first step toward a large newspaper industry. English colonial officials suppressed the paper after it was able to print a single issue.
America's first regularly published newspaper
The use of exciting or shocking stories or language at the expense of accuracy, in order to provoke public interest or excitement.
(Federal Communications Commission) regulates the television and radio industry, grants licenses to television and radio stations, and blocks monopolies.
An organization that gathers news and sells it to other media outlets. The invention of the telegraph in the early 1800s made this type of service possible.
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