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Reporting from Washington : the history of the Washington press corps

Donald Ritchie here offers a vibrant chronicle of news coverage in our nation's capital, from the early days of radio and print reporting and the heyday of the wire services to the brave new world of the Internet. Beginning with 1932, when a newly elected FDR energized the sleepy capital, Ritchie highlights the dramatic changes in journalism that have occurred in the last seven decades. We meet legendary columnists--including Walter Lippmann, Joseph Alsop, and Drew Pearson (voted "the best ratcatching reporter in town")--as well as the great investigative reporters, from Paul Y. Ande
eBook, English, ©2005
Oxford University Press, Oxford, ©2005
1 online resource (xx, 390 pages) : illustrations
9780195346329, 9780195178616, 9781280965739, 9781429461863, 9786610965731, 0195346327, 0195178610, 1280965738, 1429461861, 6610965730
The news bureaus and the New Deal
Race, rules, and reporting
Radio voices
The friends of Joe McCarthy
News center of the world
Flash : the wire services
The business of being opinionated
Off the women's page
The camera's eye
Washington, deceit
Company town papers
Anyone with a modem
Washington, D.C., 2001
Notes : p. [309]-374
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010