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MSCH J450 History of Journalism

Getting Started

For MSCH J450, you will be writing a research paper on a topic in American history prior to 1960 which intersects with journalism or media.  This paper should include primary sources including, but not limited to, newspapers, magazines government documents, oral interviews, court cases, broadsides, films and novels, as well as secondary sources in which scholars have already performed an analyses of such documents.  

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