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The Popular Press

by Huntzicker, William E.
Publisher: Greenwood Press
Issue: Summer 1999
ISBN: 0313307954

The Civil War coincided with improvements in printing technology and mass-marketed "penny newspapers." This installment in the History of American Journalism series finds that Lincolns press strategy, which "seemed to encourage fighting among editors," foreshadowed modern "spin."

review of The Popular Press, by Huntzicker, William E., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 1999).