The Americanization of the British Press, 1830s–1914

Speed in the Age of Transatlantic Journalism

  • Joel H. Wiener

Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media book series (PSHM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  12. Back Matter
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About this book


The first book to compare and contrast the rise of mass circulation press in Britain and America. It provides insights into the origins of tabloid journalism and explores a range of cross-cultural and literary issues, tracing the history of key newspapers and the careers of influential journalists such as Bennett, Russell, Harmsworth and Pulitzer.


Contras Expansion journalism journalists New Journalism news press

Authors and affiliations

  • Joel H. Wiener
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  1. 1.the City University of New YorkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36909-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-34795-3
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