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The Resource Dark days in the newsroom : McCarthyism aimed at the press, Edward Alwood

Dark days in the newsroom : McCarthyism aimed at the press, Edward Alwood

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Dark days in the newsroom : McCarthyism aimed at the press
Title
Dark days in the newsroom
Title remainder
McCarthyism aimed at the press
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Edward Alwood
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eng
Summary
Dark Days in the Newsroom traces how journalists became radicalized during the Depression era, only to become targets of Senator Joseph McCarthy and like-minded anti-Communist crusaders during the 1950s. Edward Alwood, a former news correspondent describes this remarkable story of conflict, principle, and personal sacrifice with noticeable élan. He shows how McCarthy's minions pried inside newsrooms thought to be sacrosanct under the First Amendment, and details how journalists mounted a heroic defense of freedom of the press while others secretly enlisted in the government's anti-commu
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contains biographical information
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Dark days in the newsroom : McCarthyism aimed at the press, Edward Alwood
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Dark days in the newsroom : McCarthyism aimed at the press, Edward Alwood
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt14bt0fd
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-194) and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
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multicolored
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
Awakening the newsroom -- The politics of anticommunism -- Prelude to an investigation -- Reds in the newsroom -- The specter of McCarthy -- Dark clouds over the newsroom -- The investigation -- Deeper trouble -- Journalists and the First Amendment -- Living with the legacy. -- Epilogue
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1 online resource (xiv, 201 pages)
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9781592133437
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Electronic reproduction.
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remote
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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