Belo (Focus on American History) by Judith Garrett Segura PDF

By Judith Garrett Segura

based in Galveston in 1842 with the release of the day-by-day information, the Belo company entered the twenty-first century as a powerhouse conglomerate, possessing 4 day-by-day newspapers (including the Dallas Morning News), twenty-six tv and cable stations, and over thirty interactive websites. the 1st complete paintings to convey to existence this awesome good fortune tale, Belo blends biography with a historical past of company strategies.Drawing on corporation information and personal papers of key figures, together with A. H. Belo and G. B. Dealey, former corporation archivist Judith Garrett Segura brings to existence vital chapters within the cultural lifetime of Texas, from Galveston's days because the greatest and so much brilliant city within the Republic of Texas, during the wars that statehood, classes of financial complication, and the results of sweeping social switch. Turning issues within the company's heritage, comparable to the sale of its Galveston paper while corporation sales have been dramatically suffering from candid reporting of Ku Klux Klan actions within the Twenties, spotlight an important parts of the press's position within the lifetime of a group. Segura additionally charts technological advances, from the telegraph and the typographers' union to the sunrise of the data Age. ultimately, she comprises the main whole portrait of the Dallas occasions usher in corporation so far, documenting the increase and fall of Belo's leader rival.This is a narrative of frontier survival and futuristic pondering, advertising genius and ancient reporting, nurtured via a relations of mavericks.

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