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Maps With the News : Development of American Journalistic Cartography

Maps With the News : Development of American Journalistic Cartography - 99 edition

Maps With the News : Development of American Journalistic Cartography - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780226534138

ISBN10: 0226534138

Maps With the News : Development of American Journalistic Cartography by Mark Monmonier - ISBN 9780226534138
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 1999
International: No
Maps With the News : Development of American Journalistic Cartography by Mark Monmonier - ISBN 9780226534138

ISBN13: 9780226534138

ISBN10: 0226534138

Edition: 99

Summary

Maps with the News is a lively assessment of the role of cartography in American journalism. Tracing the use of maps in American news reporting from the eighteenth century to the 1980s, Mark Monmonier explores why and how journalistic maps have achieved such importance.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Engraving Technology and the Rise of Journalistic Cartography
3. Wire Services, News Syndicates, and Graphics Gatekeepers
4. Map Use in Print Journalism
5. Maps in the Electronic Media
6. Concluding Remarks