Early in the 19th century the work of American newspaper journalists was intertwined with the work of politicians. This text explores the transformation of journalism, examining how journalists established occupational boundaries separating their work from that of politicians.
PATRICIA L. DOOLEY is Assistant Professor at the Elliott School of Communication at Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.
Patricia L. Dooley
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Communication & Media
Contributions to the Study of Mass Media & Communications