Self-exposure [electronic resource] : human-interest journalism and the emergence of celebrity in America, 1890-1940 / Charles L. Ponce de Leon.
- Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2002.
1 online resource (347 p.)
- Sensationalism in journalism -- United States.
Celebrities -- Press coverage -- United States.
- Electronic books.
- This publication gives a new interpretation of the emergence of celebrity, a key part of contemporary American culture. It looks at its historical roots and the development of human-interest journalism.
- Becoming visible: fame and celebrity in the modern age
The rise of celebrity journalism
Exposure or publicity?: the paradox of celebrity journalism
True success: the master plot of celebrity journalism
From parasites to public servants: the rehabilitation of the rich
Practical idealism: political celebrity in an age of reform
There's no business like show business: celebrity and the popular culture industries
Heroes and pretenders: athletic celebrity and the commercialization of sports.
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -313) and index.
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