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JOUR 341: Journalism and the American Landscape

A guide to help you locate resources for your papers on the impact of journalism on history.

Book Collections

Book collections at Beeghly library include reference works and volumes on journalists and journalism history. You can find both print books and ebooks in the catalog. Scroll down the page to find a sampling of the resources available.

You can go to the library's home page to start your search, or learn more on how to search our different collections here

You can also click on the subject headings below to see which books in our collection have those tags. 

Journalism -- History
Journalism -- United States -- History
Reporters and reporting -- History
Reporters and reporting -- United States
Reporters and reporting -- United States -- History
Press -- History
Press -- United States
Press -- United States -- History
Mass Media -- History
Mass Media -- United States -- History

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History of American Journalism Series

This six-volume series chronicles journalism from colonial era America to the 2000s. 

Journalism Reference

Reference texts, like encyclopedias, directories, and dictionaries, can be starting points for research on a person or topic. Encyclopedia entries often end with a list of additional resources to check out. These are reliable sources, and some of these may end up as sources in your bibliographies.

Find out more on reference resources.

Books on Journalism and Journalists

These include topical overviews of the profession, its history, and profiles of publishers, editors, and reporters.

Find more on journalist and journalism histories here.