Advertisement

The New Journalism: 1895–1912

  • Martin C. Kerby
Chapter
Part of the Palgrave Studies in the History of the Media book series (PSHM)

Abstract

Kerby provides an insight into ‘The New Journalism’ in Britain prior to the First World War by documenting the career of journalist Sir Philip Gibbs. Working first in the field of literary syndication, Gibbs entered Fleet Street in 1902 where he worked in turn for the Daily Mail, the Daily Express, and the Daily Chronicle. As a journalist, he reported on the important issues facing Britain such as the suffragettes, Industrial unrest, Ireland, and the lead-up to war. Gibbs also covered events as diverse as the fraudulent discovery of the North Pole by Dr Cook, the death of King Edward VII, King George V’s Coronation, Blériot’s flight across the Channel, the trial of Doctor Crippen, the sinking of the Titanic, and the Battle of Sidney Street.

Keywords

Daily Mail Ideological Commitment Solitary Confinement English History Liberal Mind 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1. Ackroyd P (2000) London: the biography. Chatto Windus, LondonGoogle Scholar
  2. Bentley M (1977) The liberal mind 1914-1929. Cambridge University Press, LondonCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Dangerfield G (1966) The strange death of Liberal England. MacGibbon and Kee, LondonGoogle Scholar
  4. Fyfe H (1935) My seven selves. George Allen and Unwin, LondonGoogle Scholar
  5. Gates B (1988) Victorian suicide: mad crimes and sad histories. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Gibbs P (1900) Founders of the empire. Cassell, LondonGoogle Scholar
  7. Gibbs P (1903) India: our Eastern empire. Cassell, Ludgate HillGoogle Scholar
  8. Gibbs P (1910b) Knowledge is power: a guide to personal culture. Edward Arnold, LondonGoogle Scholar
  9. Gibbs P (1912) The deathless story of the Titanic. Lloyd’s of London Press, LondonGoogle Scholar
  10. Gibbs P (1913) The new man—a portrait study of the latest type. Sir Isaac Pitman, LondonGoogle Scholar
  11. Gibbs P (1923a) Adventures in journalism. Harper, LondonGoogle Scholar
  12. Gibbs P (1924c) Ten years after. Hutchinson, LondonGoogle Scholar
  13. Gibbs P (1931) Since then. William Heinemann, LondonGoogle Scholar
  14. Gibbs P (1934) European journey. Literary Guild, New YorkGoogle Scholar
  15. Gibbs P (1946) The pageant of the years. Heinemann, LondonGoogle Scholar
  16. Gibbs P (1949) Crowded company. Allan Wingate, LondonGoogle Scholar
  17. Gibbs P (1952b) The journalist’s London. Allan Wingate, LondonGoogle Scholar
  18. Gibbs P (1957) Life’s adventure. Angus and Robertson, LondonGoogle Scholar
  19. Gibbs P (1958a) How now England? Angus and Robertson, LondonGoogle Scholar
  20. Gibbs A (1970a) In my own good time. Gambit, Boston, MAGoogle Scholar
  21. Gibbs M (2000) Seven generations—our Gibbs ancestors. Martin Gibbs, LondonGoogle Scholar
  22. Howells R (1999) The myth of the Titanic. St Martin’s, New YorkCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. Hynes S (1991a) The Edwardian turn of mind. Pimlico, LondonGoogle Scholar
  24. Knightley P (1989) The first casualty. Pan, LondonGoogle Scholar
  25. Lee A (1973) Franklin Thomasson and the Tribune: a case study in the history of the liberal press 1906-1908. Hist J 16(2):341–60CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. Morton P (2009) Australia’s England, 1880–1950. In: Pierce P (ed) The Cambridge history of Australian literature. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp 255–81CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. Overton G (1924) Cargoes for Crusoes. D. Appleton, New YorkGoogle Scholar
  28. Schneer J (2001) London 1901: the imperial metropolis. Yale University Press, LondonGoogle Scholar
  29. Taylor AJP (1965) English history 1914-1945. Clarendon, OxfordGoogle Scholar
  30. Taylor SJ (1996) The great outsiders: Northcliffe, Rothermere and the Daily Mail. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, LondonGoogle Scholar
  31. Wheeler D (1999) Republican Portugal. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WIGoogle Scholar
  32. Wilson AN (2005) After the Victorians 1901-1953. Hutchinson, LondonGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© The Editor(s) if applicable and The Author(s) 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin C. Kerby
    • 1
  1. 1.Humanities & International StudiesUniversity of Southern QueenslandToowooombaAustralia

Personalised recommendations