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Journalism's roving eye [electronic resource] : a history of American foreign reporting / John Maxwell Hamilton.

By: Hamilton, John Maxwell.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Baton Rouge, La. : Louisiana State University Press, c2009Edition: Updated ed.Description: 1 online resource (xx, 655 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780807144855 (electronic bk.); 0807144851 (electronic bk.); 9781613742068 (electronic bk.); 1613742061 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Foreign news -- United States -- History | Foreign correspondents -- United States -- Biography | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Journalism | Journalistiek | Buitenlands nieuws | Verenigde Staten | Auslandskorrespondent | Auslandsberichterstattung | USA | GeschichteGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Journalism's roving eye.DDC classification: 070.4/3320973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The manners and customs of all nations -- I rise to be useful -- Tomorrow's mail -- Dishing the foreign news -- Mr. Kendall's express -- Foreign commissioner for the Tribune -- Find Livingstone -- A minute-- over the newspaper-- before breakfast -- Thinking with their thoughts -- A bell-ringer -- L'homme encha�in�e -- The highest realm -- My own job in my own way -- Who's who -- New worlds to conquer -- Send the whole bunch of them packing -- Gimme the air! -- Hey soldier, I'm wounded! -- Two warring ideals in one dark body -- The strange case of Edgar Snow -- Why don't you get on the team? -- Dossing down -- The correspondent's kit -- The natural history of foreign correspondence.
Summary: A sweeping and definitive history of American foreign news reporting from its inception to the present day. Chronicles the economic and technological advances that have influenced overseas coverage, as well as the cavalcade of colorful personalities who shaped readers' perceptions of the world across two centuries.--from publisher description.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The manners and customs of all nations -- I rise to be useful -- Tomorrow's mail -- Dishing the foreign news -- Mr. Kendall's express -- Foreign commissioner for the Tribune -- Find Livingstone -- A minute-- over the newspaper-- before breakfast -- Thinking with their thoughts -- A bell-ringer -- L'homme encha�in�e -- The highest realm -- My own job in my own way -- Who's who -- New worlds to conquer -- Send the whole bunch of them packing -- Gimme the air! -- Hey soldier, I'm wounded! -- Two warring ideals in one dark body -- The strange case of Edgar Snow -- Why don't you get on the team? -- Dossing down -- The correspondent's kit -- The natural history of foreign correspondence.

A sweeping and definitive history of American foreign news reporting from its inception to the present day. Chronicles the economic and technological advances that have influenced overseas coverage, as well as the cavalcade of colorful personalities who shaped readers' perceptions of the world across two centuries.--from publisher description.

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