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Biographical References and Collections

Abrams, Alan E.  Journalist Biographies Master Index.  Detroit: Gale, 1979.

Applegate, Edd. Advocacy Journalists: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Journalists, 1690-1872.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1985.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Journalists, 1873-1925.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1984.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Journalists, 1926-1950.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1984.

Ashley, Perry J., ed.  American Newspaper Publishers, 1950-1990.  Detroit: Gale Research, 1993.

Behrens, John C.  Typewriter Guerrillas: Close-Ups of 20 Top Investigative Reporters.  Chicago: Nelson Hall, 1977.

Britt, George.  Shoeleather and Printers’ Ink: Experiences and Afterthoughts by New York Newspapermen.  New York: Quadrangle, 1974.

Brown, David, and W. Richard Brunner, eds.  How I Got That Story.  New York: Dutton, 1967.

Bulman, David.  Molders of Opinion.  Milwaukee: Bruce Publishing Co., 1945.

Davenport, Walter.  Ladies, Gentlemen, and Editors.  Garden City: Doubleday, 1960.

Downs, Robert B., and Jane B. Downs.  Journalists of the United States.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1991.

Dygert, James H.  The Investigative Reporter: Folk Heroes of a New Era.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1976. 

Fedler, Fred.  Lessons From the Past: Journalists Live and Work, 1850-1950.  Prospect Heights, Ill.: Waveland Press, 1999.

Fisher, Charles.  The Columnists.  New York: Howell, Soskin, 1944.

Forsee, Aylesa.  Headliners: Famous American Journalists.  Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Co., 1967.

Ghiglione, Loren.  Gentlemen of the Press: Profiles of American Newspaper Editors.  Indianapolis: Berg and Co., 1984.  

Green. Ward.  Star Reporters and 34 of Their Stories. New York: Random House, 1948.

Harrison, Stanley L.  Twentieth Century Journalists: America’s Opinion Makers.  Lanham: University Press of America, 2002.

Henry, Robert Hiram.  Editors I Have Known Since the Civil War.  Jackson, Miss.: self-published, 1922.

Hohenberg, John.  Foreign Correspondence: The Great Reporters and their Times.  Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1995.

Howey, Walter, ed.  Fighting Editors.  Philadelphia: D. McKay, 1948.

McKerns, Joseph P.  The Biographical Dictionary of American Journalism.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1989.

Newton, Eric, ed. Crusaders, Scoundrels, Journalists: The Newseum’s Most Intriguing Newspeople.  New York: Times Books, 1999.

Randall, David.  The Great Reporters.  Ann Arbor: Pluto Press, 2005.

Riley, Sam G. Biographical Dictionary of American Newspaper Columnists.  Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Steiner, Linda. “Autobiographies by Women Journalists: An Annotated Bibliography.” Journalism History 23:1 (Winter 1997): 13-15. 

Streitmatter, Rodger. “Sex, Lies, and Autobiography: Contributions of Life Study to Journalism History.” American Journalism 13, no. 2 ( 1996): 206–24.

Taft, William H. Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Journalists.  New York: Garland Press, 1986.

Tebbel. John.  American Dynasty: The Story of the McCormicks, Medills, and Pattersons.  New York: Doubleday, 1947.

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Most of the biographical studies of female journalists are listed here.  However many are also listed on the Women and Mass Communication page and some citations are only found there.

Abbott, Willis J.  Watching the World Go By.  New York: Little, Brown, 1933.  (Hearst writer)

Abell, Tyler, ed.  Drew Pearson Diaries, 1949-1959. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1974.

Ackerman, Martin.  The Curtis Affair.  Los Angeles: Nash Publishing, 1970. (Cyrus H.K. Curtis)

Adams, Katherine H., and Michael L. Keene.  Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008.  (The Suffragist newspaper)

Adams, Sherman.  First Hand Report.  New York: Harper, 1961. 

Adler, Betty and Jane Wilhelm.  H.L.M.: The Mencken Bibliography.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1961.

Alexander, Ann Field.  Race Man: The Rise and Fall of the ‘Fighting Editor,” John Mitchell, Jr.  Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2002.  (Editor of Richmond Planet)

Alexander, Holmes.  Pen and Politics: The Autobiography of a Working Writer.  Morgantown: West Virginia University Library, 1970.

Alexander, Holmes.  Never Lose a War: Memoirs and Observations of a National Columnist.  Greenwich, Conn.: Devin-Adair, 1984).

Alland, Alexander, Sr.  Jacob A. Riis: Photographer and Citizen.  New York: Aperture, 1974.  (reform journalist and photographer of early 20th cent.)

Allen, Gene.  Mr. Associated Press: Kent Cooper and the Twentieth-Century World of News. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2023.

Allsopp, Fred W.  Little Adventures in Newspaperdom.  Little Rock: Arkansas Writer Publishing Co., 1922.

Alpern, Sara.  Freda Kirchwey: A Woman of the Nation.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1987. (editor at The Nation magazine)

Alsop, Joseph. “I’ve Seen the Best of It”: Memoirs. New York: Norton, 1992. (mid-20th century news columnist)

Alsop, Stuart.  Stay of Execution: A Sort of Memoir.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1973. (mid-20th century news columnist)

Ambler, Charles Henry.  Thomas Ritchie: A Study in Virginia Politics.  Richmond: Bell Company, 1913.  (Richmond Enquirer, Jefferson supporter)

Anderson, Douglas A.  “Drew Pearson: A Name Synonymous with Libel Actions.”  Journalism Quarterly 56 (Summer 1979): 235-242.

Anderson, Jack, with James Boyd.  Confessions of a Muckraker. New York: Random House, 1979. (post-WWII investigative reporter and newspaper columnist)

Anderson, Janice Scott. “The Rhetorical Theory and Practice of Walter Lippmann: Advocacy Journalism as Rhetorical Discourse.” PhD dissertation, University of Wisconsin, 1981.

Andrews, Robert Hardy.  A Corner of Chicago.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1963.

Anthony, Norman.  How to Grow Old Disgracefully.  New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1945.  (magazine editor)

Arledge, Roone.  Roone: A Memoir.  New York: Harper Collins, 2003.  (ABC News)

Arlen, Alice, and Michael J. Arlen.  The Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson.  New York: Pantheon, 2016.

Armstrong, William M. E.L. Godkin: A Biography. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1978.   

Arnett, Peter.  Live From the Battlefield.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994. (TV foreign correspondent)

Arthur, Anthony.  Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair.  New York: Random House, 2006.

Associated Press.  “M.E.S.”  His Book, a tribute and Souvenir of the Twenty Five Years, 1893-1918, of the Service of Melville Stone as General Manager of the Associated Press.  New York: Harper and Brothers, 1918.

Ashmore, Harry S.  Civil Rights and Wrongs: A Memoir of Race and Politics.  Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1997.

Aster, Paul. Burning Boy: The Life and Work of Stephen Crane. New York: Henry Holt, 2021.

Atkinson, Brooks.  Once Around the Sun.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1951.  (New York Times)

Auletta, Ken.  Media Man: Ted Turner’s Improbable Empire.  New York: Norton, 2004.

Austin, James C.  Bill Arp, by James C. Austin.  Boston: Twayne, 1969.

Avella, Steven A.  Charles K. McClatchy and the Golden Era of American Journalism.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2016.

Axelrod, Jacob.  Phillip Freneau: Champion of Democracy.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 1967. (poet and early anti-Federalist editor)

Ayers, H. Brandt.  In Love with Defeat: The Making of a Southern Liberal.  Montgomery, AL: New South Books, 2014.   Editor of Aniston (AL) Star

Baille, Hugh.  High Tension.  New York: Harper’s, 1959. (president of United Press, 1935-1955)

Baker, Ray Stannard.  American Chronicle.  New York: Scribner’s, 1945. (muckraking journalist)

Baker, Russell.  The Good Times.  New York: William Morrow, 1989. (NY Times)

Baldasty Gerald. E.W. Scripps and the Business of Newspapers. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999. (newspaper chain founder)

Banks, Elizabeth L.  The Autobiography of a ‘Newspaper Girl.’  New York: Dodd, Mead, and Co., 1902.

Banks, Elizabeth L.  Campaigns of Curiosity: Journalistic Adventures of an American Girl in Late-Victorian London.  Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2003.  (reprint of 1894 edition)

Bannerman, R. Leroy.  Norman Corwin and the Golden Years of Radio.  New York: Lyle Stuart, 1990. (CBS radio)

Bannister, Robert C., Jr.  Ray Stannard Baker: The Mind and Thought of a Progressive.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1966.

Bagdikian, Ben.  Double Vision: Reflections on my Heritage, Life, and Profession.  Boston: Beacon Press, 1995.  (Washington Post, media scholar)

Barbas, Samantha.  The First Lady of Hollywood: A Biography of Louella Parsons.  Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005.

Barnouw, Eric.  Media Marathon: A Twentieth Century Memoir.  Durham: Duke University Press, 1996.  (broadcasting scholar)

Bartholomew, Frank H.  Bart: Memoirs of Frank H. Bartholomew- President, United Press, 1955-58, United Press International, 1958-62.  Sonoma, CA: Vine Brook, 1983.

Barrett, James W.  Joseph Pulitzer and His World.  New York: Vanguard Press, 1941.

Battaglio, Stephen.  David Susskind: A Televised Life.  New York: St. Martin’s: 2010.

Baughman, James L. Henry R. Luce and the Rise of the American News Media.  Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1987. (founder of Time and related magazines)

Bay, Mia.  To Tell the Truth Freely: The Life of Ida B. Wells.  New York: Hill and Wang, 2008.

Bearden, Jim, and Linda Jean Butler.  Shadd: The Life and Times of Mary Shadd Cary.  Toronto: N.C. Press, 1977.

Beasley, Maurine.  “Mary Clemmons Ames: A Victorian Woman Journalist.”  Hayes Historical Review (Spring 1978): 57-63.

Beale, Morris A. All American Louse: A Candid Biography of Drew Pearson. Washington DC: Columbia Publishing Company, 1965.

Beals, Carlton.  Glass Houses: Ten Years of Freelancing.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1938.

Beals, Carlton.  The Great Circle: Further Adventures in Freelancing.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1940.

Beard, Patricia.  Newsmaker: Roy W. Howard, the Mastermind Behind the Scripps-Howard News Empire from the Gilded Age to the Atomic Age.  Lyons Books, 2016.

Becher, Stephen.  Marshall Field III: A Biography.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1964.

Belko, William Stephen.  “Duff Green: A Public Life, 1791-1840.”  PhD. dissertation, Mississippi State University, 2002.

Belko, W. Stephen.  The Invincible Duff Green: Whig of the West.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006.

Belman, Lary S.  “Robert Ezra Park: An Intellectual Portrait of a Journalist and Communication Scholar.” Journalism History 2 (Winter 1975): 116-.

Bent, Silas.  Buchanan of the Press.  New York: Vanguard, 1952.

Berg, A. Scott.  Maxwell Perkins: Editor of Genius.  New York: Dutton, 1978. (Scribner’s magazine editor)

Bergman, Herbert.  “Walt Whitman as Journalist, 1831-1848.”  Journalism Quarterly 48 (Summer 1971): 195-204.

Bergman, Herbert.  “Walt Whitman on Editing, Newspapers, and Journalism.”  Journalism Quarterly 48 (Summer 1971): 345-348.

Berkow, Ira.  Red: A Biography of Red Smith, The Life & Times of a Great American Writer. New York: Times Books, 1986. 

Bernstein, Burton.  Thurber: A Biography.  New York: Dodd, Mead, 1975.  (New Yorker)

Bernstein, Carl. Chasing HistoryA Kid in the Newsroom.  New York: Holt, 2022.

Beeston, Richard.  Looking for Trouble: The Life and Times of a Foreign Correspondent.  London: Brassey’s, 1997.

Bigelow, John.  Retrospective of an Active Life.  New York: Baker & Taylor, 1909-1913.  (New York Evening Post)

Bilby, Kenneth.  The General: David Sarnoff and the Rise of the Communications Industry. New York: Harper and Row, 1986. (RCA, radio innovator)

Bingham, Edwin R.  Charles F. Lummis: Editor of the Southwest.  San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1955.

Bishop, George W., Jr.  “New England Journalist: Highlights in the Newspaper Career of Charles H. Dow.”  Business History Review 34 (spring 1960): 77-93.

Blackmon, Robert E.  “Noah Brooks: Reporter in the White House.” Journalism Quarterly 32 (Summer 1955): 301-310, 374.

Blad, Robert.  Tupelo Man: The Life and Times of George McLean, a Most Peculiar Newspaper Publisher.  Oxford: University Press of Mississippi, 2012.

Blatt, Martin Henry.  Free Love and Anarchism: The Biography of Ezra Haywood.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989.

Block, Herbert.  Herblock: A Cartoonist’s Life.  New York: Macmillan, 1993.  (Washington Post editorial cartoonist)

Bloodworth, William A.  Upton Sinclair.  Boston: Twayne, 1977.

Bloom, John.  There You Have It: The Life, Legacy, and Legend of Howard Cosell.  Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2011.

Bliven, Bruce.  Five Million Words Later: An Autobiography.  New York: John Day Co., 1970.

Blythe, Samuel.  The Making of a Newspaperman.  Philadelphia: Henry Altemus Co., 1912.

Bode, Carl.  Mencken.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1969. (reprinted 1986, Johns Hopkins University Press)

Bode, Carl.  The Young Mencken.  New York: Dial Press, 1973.

Bogus, Carl T.  Buckley: William F. Buckley Jr. and the Rise of American Conservatism.  New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2011.

Bok, Edward.  The Man From Maine.  New York: Scribner’s, 1923. (Cyrus H.K. Curtis)

Bok, Edward A.  The Americanization of Edward Bok.  New York: Scribner, 1924.

Bonanos, Christopher.  Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous.  New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2018.

Bond, F. Fraser.  Mr. Miller of the Times.  New York: Scribners’, 1931.  (Charles R. Miller, New York Times editor)

Booker, Edna Lee.  News is My Job.  New York: Macmillan, 1940.

Booker, Simon.  Black Man’s America.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1964.

Boomhower, Ray E.  The Soldier’s Friend: A Life of Ernie Pyle.  Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society, 2006.

Boomhower, Ray E. Richard Tregaskis: Reporting Under Fire from Guadalcanal to Vietnam.  Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2021.

Boswell, Sharon A., and Lorraine McConaghy.  Raise Hell and Sell Newspapers: Alden J. Blethen and the Seattle Times.  Pullman: Washington State University Press, 1996.

Bourke-White, Margaret.  Portrait of Myself.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961. (photojournalist)

Bovee, Warren G.  “Horace Greeley and Social Responsibility.”  Journalism Quarterly 63 (1986): 25l-259.            

Boyd, Forrest.  Instant Analysis: Confessions of a White House Correspondent.  Atlanta: John Knox, 1974.

Bradlee, Ben.  A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.  (Newsweek, Washington Post)

Bradley, Patricia.  “Joseph Pulitzer as an American Hegelian.”  American Journalism 10:3-4 (1993): 70-82. 

Bradshaw, James S.  “George W. Wisner and the New York Sun.”  Journalism History 6:4 (Winter 1979): 112, 117-120.

Brady, Kathleen. Ida Tarbell: Portrait of a Muckraker. New York: Putnam’s, 1984.   

Bragaw, Donald.  “Soldier for the Common Good: The Life and Career of Charles Edward Russell.”  PhD dissertation, Syracuse University, 1970.

Brakeman, Mark. “Thomas Nast: Pen with Power.” Media History Digest 5 (Fall 1985): 23-.

Brandon, Henry.  Special Relationships: A Foreign Correspondent’s Memoirs from Roosevelt to Reagan.  New York: Atheneum, 1989. (Washington correspondent for the London Sunday Times)

Brasch, Walter M.  Brer Rabbit, Uncle Remus, and the Cornfield Journalist: The Tale of Joel Chandler Harris.  Macon: Mercer University Press, 2003.

Brasher, Thomas L.  Whitman as Editor of the Brooklyn Eagle.  Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1970.

Brayer, Elizabeth.  George Eastman: A Biography.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.

Breslin, Jimmy.  The World According to Jimmy Breslin.  New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1984. (New York Daily News columnist)

Breslin, Jimmy.  Damon Runyon.  New York: Tichnor and Fields, 1991.

Breslin, Jimmy.  I Want to Thank My Brain for Remembering Me: A Memoir.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1996.

Brian, Denis.  Pulitzer: A Life.  New York: John Wiley and Sons, 2001.

Bridges, Peter.  Pen of Fire: John Moncure Daniel.  Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2002.

Brin, Herb.  “Herb Brin: The Autobiography of a Western Jewish Journalist, 1915–2003,” ed. David Brin.  Western States Jewish History 39 (Winter 2007): 101–88.

Brinkley, David.  11 Presidents, 4 Wars, 22 Political Conventions, 1 Moon Landing, 3 Assassinations, 2000 Weeks of News and Other Stuff on Television, and 18 Years of Growing Up in North Carolina.  New York: Knopf, 1996.

Brinkley, David.  Brinkley’s Beat: People, Places, and Events That Shaped My Time.  New York: Knopf, 2003.

Brinkley, Douglas.  Cronkite.  New York: Harper, 2012.

Britt, Albert.  Ellen Browning Scripps: Journalist and Idealist.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1961.

Britt, George.  Forty Years- Forty Millions: The Career of Frank A. Munsey.  New York: Farrar and Rinehart, 1935. (magazine and newspaper publisher)

Britton, John A.  Carleton Beals: A Radical Journalist in Latin America. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1987.

Brockway, Beman.  Fifty Years in Journalism, Embracing Recollections and Personal Experiences.  Watertown, NY: Daily Times, 1891.

Brooks, Shelia, and Clint C. Wilson II.  Lucile H. Bluford and the Kansas City Call: Activist Voice for Social Justice. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2021.

Broun, Haywood Hale.  Whose Little Boy are You?: A Memoir of the Broun Family.  New York: St. Martin’s, 1983.  (son of Heywood Broun and Ruth Hale)

Brown, Cecil.  Suez to Singapore.  New York: Random House, 1941.

Brown, Charles H. William Cullen Bryant. New York: Scribner’s, 1971. 

Brown, Francis.  Raymond of the Times.  New York: W.W. Norton, 1951. (New York Times editor)

Browne, Malcolm W. Muddy Boots and Red Socks: A Reporter’s Life. New York: Times Books, 1993. 

Buck, Tom.  Buck, Buck, What’s Up?: Tales from 60 Years in Journalism.  Winnetka, IL: Conversation Press, 2003.  (Chicago Tribune)

Buckingham, Joseph T.  Personal Memoirs and Recollections of Editorial Life.  Boston: Tichnor, Reed, and Fields, 1852.  (Boston Courier, New England Galaxy)

Buk-Swienty, Tom.  The Other Half: The Life of Jacob Riis and the World of Immigrant America. trans. Annette Buk-Swienty. New York: Norton, 2008.

Buni, Andrew.  Robert L. Vann of the Pittsburgh Courier: Politics and Black Journalism.  Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1974.

Burchett, Wilfred.  At The Barricades: Forty Years on the Cutting Edge of History.  New York: Times Books, 1981.

Burlingame, Roger.  The Life and Times of Elmer Davis.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1961.

Burnett, Lonnie A.  “The Pen Makes a Good Sword: John Forsyth and the Mobile Register.”  PhD dissertation, University of Southern Mississippi, 2000.

Burnett, Lonnie A.  The Pen Makes a Good Sword: John Forsyth of the Mobile Register.  Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2006.

Busch, Noel F.  Briton Hadden. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1949. (co-founder of Time Magazine)

Burlingame, Roger.  Don’t Let Them Scare You: The Life and Times of Elmer Davis.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1961. (radio commentator, director of OWI)

Cahan, Abraham.  The Education of Abraham Cahan.  New York: Jewish Publication Society, 1969. (founder of the Jewish Daily Forward)

Campbell, W. Joseph.  “One of the Fine Figures of American Journalism:’ A Closer Look at Josephus Daniels of the Raleigh News and Observer.”  American Journalism 16:4 (1999): 37-55. 

Cannon, Lou.  Reporting: An Inside View.  Sacramento: California Journal Press, 1977.

Capper, Charles, and Cristina Giorcelli, eds.  Margaret Fuller: Transatlantic Crossings in a Revolutionary Age.  Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2007.

Carlson, Oliver, and E.S. Bates.  Hearst, Lord of San Simeon.  New York: Viking, 1936.

Caron, James E.  Mark Twain: Unsanctified Newspaper Reporter. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2008

Carlisle, Rodney P.  “William Randolph Hearst: A Fascist Reputation Reconsidered.”  Journalism Quarterly 50:1 (Spring 1973): 125-133.

Carlson, Oliver.  Brisbane: A Candid Biography.  New York: Stackpole Sons, 1937.

Carlson, Oliver.  The Man Who Made the News: James Gordon Bennett.  New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1942.

Carnes, Cecil.  Jimmy Hare, News Photographer.  New York: MacMillan, 1940.

Carpenter, Iris.  No Woman’s World.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1946.  (war correspondent)

Carpenter, Liz.  Ruffles and Flourishes.  College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1993.

Carson, Gerald.  “The Czar of Herald Square: James Gordon Bennett, Jr.”  Timeline 6 (February/March 1989): 14-27.

Carter, Hodding.  Where Main Street Meets the River.  New York: Rinehart, 1953.

Carter, Samuel.  Cyrus Field: Man of Two Worlds.  New York: Putnam’s, 1968. (Atlantic cable promoter)

Casey, Robert J.  I Can’t Forget: Personal Experiences of a War Correspondent.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1941.

Casey, Robert J.  This is Where I Came In.  Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1945.

Casserly, Jack.  Scripps: The Divided Dynasty.  New York: Donald I. Fine, 1993.

Catledge, Turner. My Life and the Times. New York: Harper and Row, 1971.  (NT Times)

Catling, Patrick Skene.  Better than Working.  New York: Macmillan, 1960.

Caudill, Edward.  “E.L. Godkin and His (Special and Influential) View of 19th Century Journalism.”  Journalism Quarterly 69 (1992): 1039-50.

Cervantez, Brian.  Amon Carter: A Lone Star Life.  Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2019.   Fort Worth Star-Telegram, WBAP broadcasting

Chase, Edna Woolman, and Elka Chase.  Always in Vogue.  Garden City: Doubleday, 1954.

Chamberlian, John.  A Life With the Printed Work.  Chicago: Regnery Gateway, 1982.

Chamberlin, William Henry.  Confessions of an Individualist.  New York: Macmillan, 1940.  (Christian Science Monitor)

Chambers, Julius.  News Hunting on Three Continents.  New York: Mitchell, Kennerly, 1921.

Chapin, Charles.  Charles Chapin’s Story.  New York: Putnam’s, 1920.  (NY World)

Cheshire, Maxine.  Maxine Cheshire, Reporter.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1978.

Childs, Marquis, and James B. Reston.  Walter Lippmann and His Times.  New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1959.

Childs, Marquis.  Witness to Power.  New York: McGraw Hill, 1975. (political news columnist)

Christian, Garna L.  El Paso’s Muckraker: The Life of Owen Payne White. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2015.

Chutchian, Kenneth Z.  John Reed: Radical Journalist, 1887-1920.  Jefferson: McFarland, 2019.

Ciccone, I. Richard.  Royko: A Life in Print.  New York: Public Affairs, 2001. (Chicago news columnist)

Clapp, Margarett.  Forgotten First Citizen, John Bigelow.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1947.  (New York Evening Post)

Clapper, Rayond.  Watching the World.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1944.

Clark, E. Culpepper.  “Francis Warrington Dawson: The New South Revisited.”  American Journalism 3 (1986): 5-23.

Clark, Tom.  The World of Damon Runyon.  New York: Harper and Row, 1978.

Clarke, Joseph I.C.  My Life and Memories.  New York: Dodd, Mead, 1926.  (NY Herald editor)

Clayton, Charles G. Little Mack: Joseph B. McCullagh of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1969. 

Clayton, John.  The Cowboy Girl: The Life of Caroline Lockhart.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007.

Clowse, Barbara B.  Ralph McGill: A Biography.  Macon: Mercer University Press, 1998.  (Atlanta Constitution)

Cobb, Irvin S.  Stickfuls: Compositions of a Newspaper Minion.  New York: Doran, 1923.

Cobb, Irvin S.  Exit Laughing: The Autobiography of Irvin S. Cobb.  Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1941.

Coblentz, Edmond D., ed.  William Randolph Hearst: A Portrait in His Own Words.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1955.

Cochran, Negley D.  E.W. Scripps.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1933.

Cole, Jaci, and John Maxwell Hamilton, eds.  Journalism of the Highest Realm: The Memoir of Edward Price Bell, Pioneering Foreign Correspondent for the Chicago Daily News. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2007. 

Coll, Gary. “Noah Webster: Journalist, 1783-1803.” Ph.D. dissertation, Southern Illinois University, 1971.

Condon, Amy Paige.  A Nervous Man Shouldn’t Be Here in the First Place: The Life of Bill Baggs.  Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2020.   Editor of the Miami News 

Congdon, Charles T.  Reminiscences of a Journalist.  Boston: James R. Osgood & Co., 1880.

Congelton, Betty C.  “George D. Prentice: Nineteenth Century Southern Editor.”  Register of the Kentucky Historical Society 65 (April 1967): 94-119.

Conley, Rory T.  Arthur Preuss, Journalist and Voice of German and Conservative Catholics in America, 1871-1934.  New York: Peter Lang, 1998.

Connery, Thomas. “Julian Ralph: Forgotten Master of Descriptive Detail.” American Journalism 2 (1985): 165–73.

Cook, Fred J.  Maverick: Fifty Years of Investigative Reporting.  New York: Putnam’s, 1984.

Cooney, John.  The Annenbergs: The Salvation of a Tainted Dynasty.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1982.

Cooper, Kent.  Kent Cooper and the AP: An Autobiography.  New York: Random House, 1959.

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Dillon, Merton L.  Benjamin Lundy and the Struggle for Negro Freedom.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1969.

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Hamill, Pete.  A Drinking Life.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1994.

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Harper, William A.  How You Played the Game: The Life of Grantland Rice.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999.

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Harris, Sheldon H.  “The Public Career of John Louis O’Sullivan.” PhD dissertation, Columbia University, 1958.

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Harris, Joseph Chandler.  The Life of Henry W. Grady.  New York: Cassell, 1890.  (Atlanta Constitution)

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Harrison, S. L.  Mencken Revisited: Author, Editor, and Newspaperman.  Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1999.

Harsch, Joseph C.  At the Hinge of History: A Reporter’s Story.  Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1993.

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Hauke, Kathleen A. Ted Poston: Pioneer American Journalist. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

Hauser, Brooke.  Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman.  New York: Harper, 2016.

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Herbers, John.  No Thank You, Mr. President.  New York: Norton, 1976.  New York Times correspondent looks at Nixon/Ford years.

Herbers, John N.  Deep South Dispatch: Memoir of a Civil Rights Journalist.  Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

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Heuterman, Thomas H.  Movable Type: Biography of Legh R. Freeman.  Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1979.

Hewlett, Leroy.  “James Rivington, Loyalist Printer, Publisher, and Bookseller of the American Revolution, 1724-1802.”  PhD dissertation, University of Michigan, 1958.

Hickman, Mickey.  Homer, the Country Boy.  Salem, Ore.: Capital City Graphics, 1986.  (Homer Davenport, Hearst cartoonist)

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Wolfe, Jane.  Burl: Journalism Giant and Medical Trailblazer.  New York: Andrews McMeel, 2022.  (Burl Osborne, AP and Dallas Morning News)

Woo, William F.  Letters from the Editor: Lessons on Journalism and Life.  Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2007.  (St Louis Post-Dispatch)

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Woodward, Stanley, with Frank Graham, Jr.  Sportswriter.  Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1967.  (Boston Herald, New York Herald Tribune)

Wreszin, Michael.  A Rebel in Defense of Tradition: The Life and Politics of Dwight MacDonald.  New York: Basic Books, 1994.

Wright, Elizabeth.  Independence in All Things, Neutrality in Nothing.  San Francisco: Miller-Freeman, 1973.  (Legh R. Freeman)

Wroth, Lawrence C.  Abel Buell of Connecticut: Silversmith, Type Founder, and Engraver.  2 ed.  Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1958.

Yardley, Jonathan. Ring: A Biography of Ring Lardner. New York: Random House, 1977. 

Yarrington, Hollis Roger.  “Isiah Thomas, Printer.”  PhD dissertation, University of Maryland, 1970.

Young, Marguerite.  Nothing but the Truth.  New York: Carlton, 1993.

Zion, Sidney.  Read All About it! The Collected Adventures of a Maverick Reporter.  New York: Summit Books, 1982.

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