A History of the International Movement of Journalists

Professionalism Versus Politics

  • Kaarle Nordenstreng
  • Ulf Jonas Björk
  • Frank Beyersdorf
  • Svennik Høyer
  • Epp Lauk

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Kaarle Nordenstreng
    Pages 1-7
  3. Svennik Høyer, Epp Lauk
    Pages 8-41
  4. Kaarle Nordenstreng
    Pages 125-172
  5. Kaarle Nordenstreng, Frank Beyersdorf
    Pages 173-180
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 181-274

About this book


This study presents a general history of how journalism as an emerging profession became internationally organized over the past one hundred and twenty years, seen mainly through the associations founded to promote the interests of journalists around the world.    


Journalism League of Nations UNESCO Cold War history history of literature politics

Authors and affiliations

  • Kaarle Nordenstreng
    • 1
  • Ulf Jonas Björk
    • 2
  • Frank Beyersdorf
    • 3
  • Svennik Høyer
    • 4
  • Epp Lauk
    • 5
  1. 1.University of TampereFinland
  2. 2.Indiana UniversityIndianapolisUSA
  3. 3.Humboldt UniversityGermany
  4. 4.University of OsloNorway
  5. 5.University of JyväskyläFinland

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