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11: Newspapers

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    • 11.1: Introduction
      On April 26, 2010, Wired magazine proclaimed that a “clash of the titans” between two major newspapers, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, was about to take place in the midst of an unprecedented downward spiral for the print medium.Eliot Van Burskirk,
    • 11.2: History of Newspapers
      Over the course of its long and complex history, the newspaper has undergone many transformations. Examining newspapers’ historical roots can help shed some light on how and why the newspaper has evolved into the multifaceted medium that it is today.
    • 11.3: Different Styles and Models of Journalism
      Location, readership, political climate, and competition all contribute to rapid transformations in journalistic models and writing styles.
    • 11.4: How Newspapers Control the Public’s Access to Information and Impact American Pop Culture
      Since 1896, The New York Times has printed the phrase “All the News That’s Fit to Print” as its masthead motto. The phrase itself seems innocent enough, and it has been published for such a long time now that many probably skim over it without giving it a second thought.
    • 11.5: Current Popular Trends in the Newspaper Industry
      Popular media such as television and the Internet have forever changed the newspaper industry. To fully understand the impact that current technology is having on the newspaper industry, it is necessary to first examine the current state of the industry.
    • 11.6: Online Journalism Redefines News
      The proliferation of online communication has had a profound effect on the newspaper industry. As individuals turn to the Internet to receive news for free, traditional newspapers struggle to remain competitive and hold onto their traditional readers.