New PDF release: If It Ain't Broke, Break It: How Corporate Journalism Killed

April 21, 2018 | Writing Reference | By admin | 0 Comments

By Donna Lampkin Stephens

ISBN-10: 1557288143

ISBN-13: 9781557288141

The Arkansas Gazette, lower than the self reliant neighborhood possession of the Heiskell/Patterson relatives, used to be essentially the most venerated newspapers of twentieth-century American journalism, successful Pulitzer Prizes for its assurance of the Little Rock principal obstacle. yet wounds from a fierce newspaper battle opposed to one other neighborhood owner—Walter Hussman and his Arkansas Democrat—combined with altering financial realities, ended in the family’s selection to promote to the Gannett company in 1986.

Whereas the Heiskell/Patterson kin were devoted to caliber journalism, Gannett was once interested in the base line. The company shifted the Gazette’s editorial concentration from giving readers what they had to be engaged electorate to informing them approximately what they need to do of their relaxation time. whereas in lots of methods the chain trivialized the Gazette’s project, the paper controlled to hold its more advantageous caliber. yet monetary issues made the variation in Arkansas’s ongoing newspaper struggle. because the head of a privately held corporation, Hussman had purely himself to respond to to, and he by no means flinched whereas spending $42 million in his conflict with the Pattersons and thousands extra opposed to Gannett. Gannett finally misplaced $108 million in the course of its 5 years in Little Rock; Hussman stated his losses have been some distance much less yet nonetheless within the tens of millions.

Gannett needed to solution to apprehensive stockholders, so much of whom had no tie to, or wisdom of, Arkansas or the Gazette. For Hussman, the Arkansan, the conflict were own because a minimum of 1978. it really is no shock that the company blinked first, and the Arkansas Gazette died on October 18, 1991, the sufferer of company journalism.

Show description

Read Online or Download If It Ain't Broke, Break It: How Corporate Journalism Killed the Arkansas Gazette PDF

Similar writing reference books

Get Finanzierung des Printmediums - Zur Lage der Zeitungen 2003 PDF

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Printmedien, Presse, word: 1,3, enterprise and data expertise tuition - Die Unternehmer Hochschule Iserlohn, eleven Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Gegenstand der vorliegenden Arbeit sind die mikroökonomischen und makroökonomischen Aspekte der Zeitung und ihrer Produktion.

Download e-book for kindle: A Saúde na Mídia - Medicina para Jornalistas, Jornalismo by Roxana Tabakman

As bulas dos remédios crescem de tamanho, a linguagem é mais hermética, a letra cada vez menor e mais assustadora a lista dos efeitos colaterais. O médico de família é coisa do passado, no sistema público de saúde ou nos convênios as consultas são breves, não há pace para conversar com os pacientes nem paciência para esclarecer dúvidas e aflições.

Download e-book for kindle: Media Ethics: Cases and Moral Reasoning, CourseSmart by Clifford G. Christians,Mark Fackler,Kathy Richardson,Peggy

Media Ethics: instances and ethical Reasoning, 9th variation demanding situations scholars to imagine analytically approximately moral occasions in mass verbal exchange through the use of unique case reviews and commentaries approximately real-life media reports. This market-leading textual content enables and complements scholars' moral knowledge by way of offering a entire advent to the theoretical ideas of moral philosophies.

New PDF release: Living Journalism: Principles & Practices for an Essential

For journalism to outlive and flourish, it wishes reporters who comprehend its significance to society, think in and are devoted to its center values, and will positioned these values into motion. This target is on the middle of residing Journalism, a hugely readable, sensible publication the place readers will study the middle values and ideas had to produce paintings that informs and enlightens an more and more cellular and participatory viewers.

Additional resources for If It Ain't Broke, Break It: How Corporate Journalism Killed the Arkansas Gazette

Example text

Download PDF sample

If It Ain't Broke, Break It: How Corporate Journalism Killed the Arkansas Gazette by Donna Lampkin Stephens

by Daniel

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 43 votes