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 sites. the 1st entire paintings to carry to existence this striking luck tale, Belo blends biography with a background of company strategies.Drawing on corporation data and personal papers of key figures, together with A. H. Belo and G. B. Dealey, former corporation archivist Judith Garrett Segura brings to lifestyles vital chapters within the cultural lifetime of Texas, from Galveston's days because the greatest and such a lot brilliant city within the Republic of Texas, in the course of the wars that statehood, classes of monetary problem, and the consequences of sweeping social swap. Turning issues within the company's heritage, corresponding to the sale of its Galveston paper whilst corporation sales have been dramatically suffering from candid reporting of Ku Klux Klan actions within the Nineteen Twenties, spotlight an important components of the press's function within the lifetime of a group. Segura additionally charts technological advances, from the telegraph and the typographers' union to the sunrise of the knowledge Age. eventually, she comprises the main entire portrait of the Dallas occasions usher in corporation up to now, 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 by means of a family members of mavericks.

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