Title

Toward a History of Labor and News Work: The Use of Oral Sources in Journalism History

Document Type

Article

Language

eng

Format of Original

9 p.

Publication Date

9-1996

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Source Publication

The Journal of American History

Source ISSN

0021-8723

Original Item ID

doi: 10.2307/2944949

Abstract

Addresses the use of oral history in journalism history. Major oral history collections related to media studies; Consideration of the use of those collections that has encouraged traditional conceptions of the social functions of the press in the United States; Use of oral histories to privilege the role of newsworkers.

Comments

The Journal of American History, Vol. 83, No. 2 (September 1996): 571-579. DOI.

Bonnie Brennen was affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University at the time of publication.