COMM 421/621: History of the Mass Media
Instructor: Ross Collins

Go back to history class resources.

PowerPoint Presentations

Why study history?

Introduction: Why study history?

History of the internet.

Historical research.

Historical biography.

War and the press.


Dawn of television.


Modern photojournalism.

Jazz journalism.

Muckrakers and yellow journalism.

Beginnings of photography.

History of advertising.

History of public relations.

Penny press.

Party press.

Revolutionary press.

Early American press.

Dawn of journalism.