Journalism History
Episode 111:Girl Stunt Reporters

Episode 111:Girl Stunt Reporters

October 3, 2022

Author Kim Todd details the daring exploits of women reporters who pioneered a new genre of investigative journalism in the 1880s and 1890s. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/.

Episode 110: Diaries of War

Episode 110: Diaries of War

September 19, 2022

Biographer Ray Boomhower follows the career of war correspondent Richard Tregaskis from Guadalcanal to Korea to Vietnam. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/

Episode 109: Authentic Representation of Native Americans

Episode 109: Authentic Representation of Native Americans

September 5, 2022

Historian Melissa Greene-Blye discusses the importance of representation of Native Americans in the media of the past and present. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/

Episode 108: Prehistory of the Paparazzi

Episode 108: Prehistory of the Paparazzi

August 22, 2022

Ryan Linkof discusses his research, 'The Photographic Attack on His Royal Highness': The Prince of Wales, Wallis Simpson and the Prehistory of the Paparazzi. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/

Episode 107: Framing Protest and Describing Disability

Episode 107: Framing Protest and Describing Disability

August 1, 2022

Researcher Joy Jenkins describes how the language used in news media to describe people with disabilities has changed through the case of a 1977 protest in support of civil rights regulations. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/

Episode 106: Doctors Confront the Turn-of-the-Century Press

Episode 106: Doctors Confront the Turn-of-the-Century Press

July 4, 2022

Researcher Ulf Jonas Bjork explains the criticism voiced in medical journals against reporters, advertisers and the newspaper industry in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/.

Episode 105: Watergate and the Press

Episode 105: Watergate and the Press

June 6, 2022

In observance of the 50th anniversary of the Watergate arrests, researcher Jon Marshall explores the role of the press in covering the scandal and the eventual downfall of the Nixon administration. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/

Episode 104: The Moon Hoax

Episode 104: The Moon Hoax

May 9, 2022

Researcher Brian Thornton discusses one of the first and most bizarre newspaper frauds in the United States: the infamous moon hoax of 1835, perpetuated by the New York Sun and reporter Richard Adams Locke. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/

Episode 103: Journalists on Film

Episode 103: Journalists on Film

April 25, 2022

Author Richard Ness reviews Hollywood’s diverse depictions of journalists over the years, from crusading reporters in All the President’s Men and Spotlight to manipulative media executives in Citizen Kane and Network. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/.

Episode 102: Defining the Partisan Press Era

Episode 102: Defining the Partisan Press Era

April 11, 2022

Historian Erika Pribanic-Smith uses the hotly contested 1844 presidential election to explain the partisan press era and to draw connections between that era and our own. Show transcripts are available at https://journalism-history.org/podcast/

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