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Baldasty, Gerald J., and Jeffrey B. Rutenbeck. “Money, Politics, and Newspapers: The Business Environment of Press Partisanship in the Late 19th Century.” Journalism History 15:2/3 (Summer/Autumn 1988): 60-69.
Baldasty, Gerald J. The Commercialization of News in the Nineteenth Century. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1992.
Baldasty, Gerald J. “The Economics of Working-Class Journalism: The E.W. Scripps Newspaper Chain, 1878-1908.” Journalism History 23:1 (Spring 1999): 3-12.
Baldasty, Gerald J. E.W. Scripps and the Business of Newspapers. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999.
Banning, Stephen A. “The Professionalization of Journalism: A Nineteenth Century Beginning.” Journalism History 24:4 (Winter 1998): 157-163.
Banning, Stephen A. “Fully Conscious of Their Power: Nineteenth-Century Michigan Editors Search for Journalistic Professionalism.” American Journalism 36:3 (Summer 2019): 371-394.
Barrineau, Nancy W. “Journalism in the 1890s: The Origins of Theodore Dreiser’s Fiction.” PhD dissertation, University of Georgia, 1988.
Barth, Gunther. City People: The Rise of Modern City Culture in Nineteenth-Century America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980. See especially Chapter 3 (Metropolitan Press) and Chapter 4 (Department Store).
Beniger, James. The Control Revolution: Technological and Economic Origins of the Information Society. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1986.
Bennion, Sherlyn Cox. Equal to the Occasion: Women Editors of the Nineteenth Century West. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1990.
Berens, Charlyne, and Nancy Mitchell. “Parallel Tracks, Same Terminus: The Role of Nineteenth-Century Newspapers and Railroads in the Settlement of Nebraska.” Great Plains Quarterly 29 (Fall 2009): 287–300.
Berger, Meyer. The Story of the New York Times, 1851-1951. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1951.
Bernhardt, Mark. “The Selling of Sex, Sleaze, Scuttlebutt, and other Shocking Sensations: The Evolution of New Journalism in San Francisco, 1887-1900.” American Journalism 28:4 (2011): 111-142.
Blankenship, Avery. “Twain in Circulation: Early Twain and the Culture of Reprinting.” Mark Twain Annual 19 (2021): 68-94.
Blondheim, Menahem. News Over the Wires: The Telegraph and the Flow of Public Information in America, 1844-1897. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1994.
Bloom, Robert L. “Morton McMichael’s North American.” Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 77:2 (April 1953): 164-
Bogle, Lori Lyn. “Pandering to the Crowd: The American Governing Elite’s Changing Views on Mass Media and Publicity During the Nineteenth Century.” Journalism History 43:2 (Summer 2017): 62-74.
Bold, Christine, ed. The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, Volume 6: US Popular Print Culture, 1860-1920. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.
Bradley, Patricia. “Joseph Pulitzer as an American Hegelian.” American Journalism 10: 3/4 (1993): 70-82.
Brake, Laurel, Bill Bell, and David Finkelstein, eds. Nineteenth Century Media and the Construction of Identities. New York: Palgrave, 2000.
Branch, Edgar M., ed. Clemens of the Call: Mark Twain in San Francisco. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1969.
Branch, Michael P. “William Cullen Bryant: The Nature Poet as Environmental Journalist.” American Transcendental Quarterly 12:3 (September 1998): 179-197.
Brooker-Gross, Susan R. “Nineteenth Century News Definitions and Wire Service Usage.” Journalism Quarterly 60 (Spring 1983): 25-.
Brown, Charles H. The Correspondents’ War: Journalists and the Spanish-American War. New York: Scribner’s, 1967.
Burt, Elizabeth V. “Shocking Atrocities in Colorado: Newspapers’ Responses to the Ludlow Massacre.” American Journalism 28:3 (Summer 2011): 61-83.
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.
Campbell, W. Joseph. Yellow Journalism: Puncturing the Myths, Defining the Legacies. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2001.
Campbell, W. Joseph. The Year that Defined American Journalism: 1897 and the Clash of Paradigms. New York: Routledge, 2006.
Caudill, Edward. “E.L. Godkin and His (Special and Influential) View of 19th Century Journalism.” Journalism Quarterly 69 (1992): 1039-50.
Chiu, Herman B. “When 1000 Words are Worth a Picture: Now Newspapers Portrayed the Chinese and Irish who Built the First Transcontinental Railroad.” PhD dissertation, University of Missouri, 2004.
Chiu, Herman B., and Andrew Taylor Kirk. “Unlimited American Power: How Four California Newspapers Covered Chinese Labor and the Building of the Transcontinental Railroad, 1865-1869.” American Journalism 31:4 (Fall 2014): 507-524.
Clark, E. Culpepper. “Francis Warrington Dawson: The New South Revisited.” American Journalism 3:1 (1986): 5-23.
Clark, Justin T. “Confronting the ‘Seeker of Notoriety’: Pathological Lying, the Public, and the Press, 1890-1920.” American Journalism 34:2 (Spring 2017): 179-200.
Cloud, Barbara. The Business of Newspapers on the Western Frontier. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1992.
Colbert, Ann. “Philanthropy in the Newsroom: Women’s Editions of Newspapers, 1894-1896.” Journalism History 22:3 (Summer 1996): 90-99.
Connery, Thomas. “Julian Ralph: Forgotten Master of Descriptive Detail.” American Journalism 2:2 (1985): 165-173.
Connery, Thomas B. “Hutchins Hapgood and the Search for a New Form of Literature.” Journalism History 13:1 (Spring 1986): 2-9.
Connery, Thomas B. Journalism and Realism: Rendering American Life. Evanston Northwestern University Press, 2011.
Copeland-Campbell, Thomas. The Ladder of Journalism: How to Climb It. New York: Allan Foreman, 1889.
Cordell, Ryan, and Abby Mullen. “Fugitive Verses: The Circulation of Poems in Nineteenth-Century American Newspapers.” American Periodicals 27:1 (2017): 29-52.
Cosco, Joseph P. “Jacob Riis: Immigrants Old and New, and the Making of Americans.” American Journalism 20:3 (2003): 13-30.
Coultrap-McQuin, Susan. Doing Literary Business: American Women Writers in the Nineteenth Century. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1990.
Coward, John M. “Making Images on the Indian Frontier: The Adventures of Special Artist Theodore Davis.” Journalism History 36:3 (Fall 2010): 151-168.
Coward, John M. “The Princess and the Squaw: The Construction of Native American Women in the Pictorial Press.” American Journalism 31:1 (Winter 2014): 71-99.
Coward, John M. Indians Illustrated: The Image of Native Americans in the Pictorial Press. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016.
Cronin, Mary M., and William E. Huntzicker. “Popular Chinese Images and the “Coming Man” of 1870,” Journalism History 38:2 (Summer 2012): 86-99.
Cronin, Mary M. “An Almost Undiscovered Country: Frank Leslie’s 1890 Alaska Expedition and the Tradition of Gilded Age Adventure Journalism.” Journalism History 42:1 (Spring 2016): 24-32.
Cummings, Amos Jay. A Remarkable Curiosity: Dispatches from a New York City Journalist?s 1873 Railroad Trip across the American West, ed. Jerald T. Milanich. Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 2008.
Curtin, Patricia A. “From Pity to Necessity: How National Events Shaped Coverage of the Plains Indian War.” American Journalism 12:1 (Winter 1995): 3-21.
Davis, Elmer. History of the New York Times, 1851-1921. New York: Times Company, 1921.
Davis, Michael. “Forced to Tramp: The Perspective of the Labor Press, 1870-1900.” in Walking to Work: Tramps in America, 1790-1935. Eric H Monkkenen, ed. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1989.
Deitz, Charles. “A Tomb for the Living: An Analysis of Late-19th Century United States Newspaper Reporting on the Insane Asylum.” PhD dissertation, University of Oregon, 2018.
DiGirolamo, Vincent. “The Black Newsboy: Black Child in a White Myth.” Columbia Journal of American Studies 4:1 (2000): 63-92.
Dicken-Garcia, Hazel. Journalistic Standards in Nineteenth Century America. Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 1989.
Digby-Younger, Richard. The Journalist as Reformer: Henry Demarest Lloyd and Wealth Against Commonwealth. New York: Praeger, 1996.
Dillon, Michael J. “Edward H. Butler’s Buffalo News and the Crisis of Labor, 1877–1892: From Populist to Patrician.” American Journalism 16, no. 1 (1999): 41–58.
Dillon, Michael. “Satanic Journalism and Its Fate: The Scripps Chain Strikes Out in Buffalo.” American Journalism 20 (Spring 2003): 57-82.
Domke, David S. “The Press, Social Change, and Race Relations in the Late Nineteenth Century.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota, 1996.
Dooley, Patricia L. Taking Their Place: Journalists and the Making of an Occupation. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1997.
Douglas, George H. The Golden Age of the Newspaper. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1999.
Dowling, David. “The Nineteenth-Century Weekly Press and the Tumultuous Career of Journalist Leon Lewis.” Journalism History 39 (Fall 2013): 156–167.
Dryer, Trevor D. “‘All the News That’s Fit to Print’: The New York Times, ‘Yellow’ Journalism, and the Criminal Trial, 1898–1902.” Nevada Law Journal 8 (Winter 2008): 541–69.
Dworkin, Mark J. American Mythmaker: Walter Noble Burns and the Legend of Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp, and Joaquin Murrieta. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016.
Ennis, Ron W. “Bethlehem Steelworkers, the Press, and the Struggle for the Eight-Hour Day.” Pennsylvania History 83:3 (Summer 2016): 337-365.
Erickson, John Edward. “Newspapers and Social Values: Chicago Journalism, 1890-1910.” PhD dissertation, University of Illinois, 1973.
Evensen, Bruce J. “Expecting a Blessing of Unusual Magnitude: Moody, Mass Media, and Gilded Age Revival.” Journalism History 24:1 (Winter 1998): 26-36.
Evensen, Bruce J. “Saucepan Journalism in an Age of Indifference: Moody, Beecher, and Brooklyn’s Gilded Age Press.” Journalism History 27:4 (Winter 2001-2002): 165-177.
Fedler, Fred. “Mrs. O’Leary’s Cow and Other Newspaper Tales About the Chicago Fire of 1871.” American Journalism3:1 (1986): 24-38.
Ferre, John. “Sunday Newspapers and the Decline of Protestant Authority in the United States.” American Journalism 10 (Winter-Spring 1993): 7-22.
File, Patrick C. “Watchdog Journalists and Shyster Lawyers: Analyzing Legal Reform Discourse in the Journalistic Trade Press, 1895-1899.” American Journalism 35:4 (Fall 2018): 469-489.
File, Patrick C. “Journalism, Public, Policy: An Institutional View of the Press’s Legal Discourse at the End of the Nineteenth Century.” Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly 96:3 (Autumn 2019): 830-847.
Folkerts, Jean. “Functions of the Reform Press.” Journalism History 12 (Spring 1985): 22.
Forde, Kathy Roberts, and Katherine A. Foss. “The Facts-the Color!- The Facts’: The Idea of a Report in American Print Culture, 1885-1910.” Book History 15 (2012): 123-151.
Forde, Kathy Roberts, and Sid Bedingfield, eds. Journalism and Jim Crow: White Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2021.
Franke, Warren T. “Investigative Exposure in the Nineteenth Century: The Journalistic Heritage of the Muckrakers.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Minnesota, 1974.
Franke, Warren T. “An Argument in Defense of Sensationalism: Probing the Popular and Historiographical Concept.” Journalism History 5 (1978): 70-73.
Freedman, Estelle B. “‘Crimes Which Startle and Horrify’: Gender, Age, and the Racialization of Sexual Violence in White American Newspapers, 1870–1900.” Journal of the History of Sexuality 20 (September 2011): 465–497.
Frisken, Amanda. “Obscenity, Free Speech, and ‘Sporting News’ in 1870s America.” Journal of American Studies 42 (December 2008): 537–577.
Frisken, Amanda. Victoria Woodhull’s Sexual Revolution: Political Theater and the Popular Press in Nineteenth-Century America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.
Frisken, Amanda. Graphic News: How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2020.
Fuhlhage, Michael J. “Eastern American Correspondents and the Othering of Mexicans in the Nineteenth-Century Popular Press.” PhD dissertation, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill, 2010.
Fulhage, Michael. “Brave Old Spaniards and Indolent Mexicans: J. Ross Browne, Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, and the Social Construction of Off-Whiteness in the 1860s.” American Journalism 31:1 (Winter 2014): 100-126.
Gates, Sharon Joyce. “Adolph Ochs: Learning What’s Fit to Print.” American Journalism 8, no. 4 (1991): 228–29.
Gentzkow, Matthew, Edward L. Glaeser, and Claudia Goldin. “The Rise of the Fourth Estate: How Newspapers Became Informative and Why It Mattered,” in Corruption and Reform: Lessons from America’s Economic History, ed. Edward L. Glaeser and Claudia Goldin, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Gentzkow, Matthew, Jesse M. Shapiro, and Michael Sinkinson. “The Effect of Newspaper Entry and Exit on Electoral Politics.” American Economic Review 101:7 (December 2011): 2980-3018.
Gentzkow, Matthew, Jesse M. Shapiro, and Michael Sinkinson. “Competition and Ideological Diversity: Historical Evidence from US Newspapers.” American Economic Review 104: 10 (October 2014): 3073-3114.
Gerdts, William H. “Chicago is Rushing Past Everything: The Rise of American Art Journalism in the Midwest, from the Development of the Railroad to the Chicago Fire.” American Art Journal 27: 1/2 (1995-1996): 38-83.
Gleason, Timothy W. The Watchdog Concept: The Press and the Courts in 19th Century America. Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1990.
Godkin, E.L. “Diplomacy and the Newspaper.” North American Review 160 (May 1895): 570-579.
Gorbach, Julien, and Michael Fuhlhage. “Fallen, Broken Places: American Imperial Journalism and Thomas W. Knox’s Traveller Books for Boys.” Journalism History 47:2 (2021): 189-214.
Gorn, Elliot J. “The Wicked World: The National Police Gazette and Gilded Age America.” Media Studies Journal 6:1 (Winter 1992): 1-15.
Gramling, Oliver. AP: The Story of the News. Port Washington, NY: Kennikat Press, 1969.
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Greene-Blye, Melissa. “Great Men, Savages, and the End of the Indian Problem.” Journalism History 46:1 (2020): 32-49.
Gregg, Leigh F. “The First Amendment in the 19th Century: Journalists’ Privilege and Congressional Investigation.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin, 1984.
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Harrison, James. “Nineteenth Century American Novels on American Journalism.” Journalism Quarterly 22 (September 1945): 215-224 and (December 1945): 335-345.
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Kunzle, David. The History of the Comic Strip: The Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
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