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In Sullivan's shadow : the use and abuse of libel law during the Civil Rights Movement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
. Shattering precedent, the nation's high court constitutionalized libel law with the Sullivan decision, creating a new standard that required public officials to prove "actual malice" and insuring that citizens were free to exercise their First Amendment right...
Small newspapers, big changes: awareness of market-driven journalism and consequences for community newspapers
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
This study examines the attitudes of journalists at small newspapers toward market-driven journalism. The researcher queried 29 journalists at nine small Missouri newspapers. The author employed qualitative method using ...
Castor oil and orange juice: how John H. Johnson fed news to black America
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
In the mid-1940s, publisher John H. Johnson did not like the image of African Americans that was projected by mainstream, white-owned media. He felt the image constructed was too limited and stereotypical. He also felt ...