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1878-1899: Communications

1878-1899: Chapter Four: Communications

by NANCY E. BERNHARD

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 118

OVERVIEW 124

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

Advertising Gets Respectable 125

American Correspondents Cover the Spanish American War 126

The Thenuz Hoax 127

Breaking Down Barriers 128

Scovel Tames the Klondike 129

The Ladies Home Journal and Practical Housekeeper 129

Mechanical Revolutions 131

The Typewriter 132

The New York Times 132

Reporting the Indian Wars 133

Awful Pay, Terrible Conditions 134

Rural Free Delivery 134

The Telegraph 135

The Daily Graphic 136

The Telephone 136

Ten-Cent Magazines 138

The News Stand 139

Yellow Journalism and the Circulation War of 1896 139

HEADLINE MAKERS

Mary L. Booth 140

Charles A. Dana 141

T. Thomas Fortune 142

E. L. Godkin 143

Joseph Pulitzer 143

Jacob Riis 144

PUBLICATIONS 145

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