From Politics to Profit: The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920

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Title
From Politics to Profit: The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920
Abstract
Includes information on the role Hugh Graham, publisher of the Montreal Daily Star, played in transforming the function of newspapers in English Canada. The author describes how, in the drive to maximize profits, newspaper publishers abandoned patrician politics and adopted sensationalistic journalism to build audiences for advertisers.
Place
Montreal and Kingston
Publisher
McGill-Queen’s University Press
Date
1997
Language
en
Citation
Sotiron, Minko. From Politics to Profit: The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1997.
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