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By Calvin L. Hall

ISBN-10: 0810869306

ISBN-13: 9780810869301

ISBN-10: 0810869314

ISBN-13: 9780810869318

During this publication Calvin L. corridor examines pick out autobiographies written by means of African American journalists_Jill Nelson's Volunteer Slavery, Nathan McCall's Makes Me Wanna Holler, Jake Lamar's Bourgeois Blues, and Patricia Raybon's My First White Friend_in order to discover the connection among race, classification, gender, and journalism perform.

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Mindich, Just the Facts, 137. 45. Fuller, News Values, 14. 46. Fuller, News Values. 47. Fuller, News Values, 14. 48. Timothy Dow Adams, Telling Lies in Modern American Autobiography (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1990), 169. 49. Peter M. Ives, “The Whole Truth,” in The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers of/on Creative Nonfiction, ed. Robert L. Root and Michael Steinberg (New York: Longman, 2002), 275. 50. Patricia Hampl, “Memory and Imagination,” in The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers of/on Creative Nonfiction, ed.

During the 1920s, however, journalists’ faith in facts was upset by World War I and the use of propaganda. ”35 David T. Z. Mindich offers a different perspective on the history of journalistic objectivity as practice. He views objectivity as an assemblage of connected practices that have separate origins. 38 The inverted pyramid structure in journalism—telling a story from end to beginning, from biggest point to smaller ones—is now standard. 39 A form such as the inverted pyramid structure that conceals the processing of information and makes it seem natural has ominous implications that should be guarded against.

56. Bruner, “The Autobiographical Process,” 43. 57. ” in The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers of/on Creative Nonfiction, ed. Robert L. Root and Michael Steinberg (New York: Longman, 2002), 293. 2 Form, Function and the Public Sphere in Jill Nelson’s Volunteer Slavery S TRIVING FOR DIVERSE NEWSROOMS has led to unforeseen issues for black journalists. A study by Ted Pease and Guido H. Stempel, conducted twenty-two years after the Kerner Commission Report, painted a bleak picture for managers of color in the newsroom.

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