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ERIC Number: EJ139180
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Publication Date: 1976
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Horatio Alger in the Newsroom: Social Origins of American Editors
Hart, Jack R.
Journalism Quarterly, 53, 1, 14-20, Spr 76
Concludes that American newspaper editors of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries came from elite social backgrounds, which is contrary to the rags-to-riches image fostered by previous historians. (RB)
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