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Film, Video Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism

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Title

  • Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation's Journalism

Summary

  • Christopher B. Daly discusses the development of journalism in America from the early 1700s to the digital revolution of today. Daly placed the current journalism crisis within a broader historical context, showing how it is only the latest in a series of transitions that have required journalists to devise new ways of plying their trade.

Event Date

  • September 19, 2012

Notes

  • -  Christopher B. Daly is an associate professor in the Department of Journalism at Boston University. He spent 10 years with the Associated Press and eight years covering New England for the Washington Post. Daly holds a master¿¿¿s degree in history from the University of North Carolina, where he was a co-author of the prize-winning 1987 book "Like a Family," a social history of the South¿¿¿s industrialization. His writing has appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Columbia Journalism Review, Parents, New England Monthly and other magazines.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 7 minutes 12 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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