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After reading Chapter 1, you should know and understand:

  • the history, heroes, legends, myths and folklore of journalism;
  • how newspapers were established in America;
  • how the fight for a free press in America led to the Revolutionary War;
  • how innovations in printing in the early 19th century led to the development of the Penny Press, a new kind of newspapering for the masses;
  • how yellow journalism gave reporters a bad name; and
  • what the various forms of mass media are today and how they operate.

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