Table of Contents:
  • Race reporting. Mother, murderess, or martyr?: press coverage of the Margaret Garner story / Sarah Mitchell ; Racial and ethnic imagery in 19th century political cartoons / Richard Rice ; Heretical or conventional: Native Americans and African Americans in the journalism of Jane Grey Swisshelm / Mary Ann Weston ; Picturing American Indians: newspaper pictures and Native Americans in the 1860s and 1870s / William E. Huntzicker ; Last stand of the Partisan Press: Little Bighorn coverage in Kansas newspapers / James Mueller ; Assignment Liberia: "the boldest adventure in the history of Southern journalism" / Patricia G. McNeely ; Birth of a besieged nation: discourses of victimhood in D.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation / Patricia Davis
  • The fires of discontent. Fires of discontent: religious contradictions in the black press, 1830-1860 / Allen W. Palmer, Hyrum LaTurner ; Like father, like son: the antislavery legacy of William Hamilton / Bernell E. Tripp ; Broken shackles: how Frederick Douglass used the freedom of the press, speech, and religion in behalf of the African American slave, 1847-1863 / Kimberly G. Walker ; Ebony triangle: the black newspaper network in Kansas, 1878-1900 / Aleen J. Ratzlaff ; Illustrated African American journalism: political cartooning in the Indianapolis Freeman / Aleen J. Ratzlaff ; Frederick Jackson Turner revisited: the frontier character of the 19th century black press / Bernell E. Tripp ; Ida B. Wells, crusader against the lynch law / Aleen J. Ratzlaff
  • The cult of true womanhood. The First Lady and the media: newspaper coverage of Dolley Madison / Kate Roberts Edenborg ; A wonderful duty: a study of motherhood in Godey's magazine / Sarah Mitchell ; Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and the cult of true womanhood / Hazel Dicken-Garcia, Kathryn M. Neal ; Reflections of the Civil War in Godey's and Peterson's magazines / Regina M. Faden ; The Darlings come out to see the volunteers: depictions of women in Harper's weekly during the Civil War / Kate Roberts Edenborg, Hazel Dicken-Garcia ; For feminine readers: images of women in the newspapers of the Gilded Age / Susan Inskeep Gray ; Contesting gender through journalism: revising woman's identity in The Lily / Amy Aronson
  • Transcending the boundaries. Transcending the boundaries: Grace Greenwood's Washington / J.F. Saddler ; Julia Amanda Sargent Wood as editor of the New era / Dianne S. Blake ; "L" was a woman: Lois B. Adams, special correspondent to the Detroit advertiser and Tribune / Evelyn Leasher ; Eliza Frances Andrews (Elzey Hay), reporter / Charlotte A. Ford ; From yellow journalism to yellowed clippings: the notorious Florence Maybrick / Judith Knelman ; This wicked world: sex, crime, and sports in the National police gazette / Guy Reel ; The liberty to argue freely: 19th century obscenity prosecutions / Mary M. Cronin ; Ida Craddock, free speech martyr / Janice Wood.