Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

“Who is Mr. Reuter?”: Objectivity and Electric Textuality in the Age of Telegraph Journalism

“Who is Mr. Reuter?”: Objectivity and Electric Textuality in the Age of Telegraph Journalism “ W h o i s M r . R e u t e r ?” : O b j e c t i v i t y a n d E l e c t r i c T e x t u a l i t y i n t h e A ge o f T e l e g r a p h J o u r n a l i s m R i c h a r d M e n k e n the m id d le o f the nineteenth century, a va rie ty o f discourses treat electrical tra n sm is­ sion as if it made language m ore factual and im p erson al, m ore objective. As the te le ­ graph netw ork linked cities and nations, and tele gra m s became a vital m ed iu m fo r jo u rn a lis m , assu m ptio ns about the supposed detachm e nt or n e u tra lity o f electrified lan­ guage helped energize evo lvin g ideas about fa ctu a lity and ob je ctive http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png English Language Notes Duke University Press

“Who is Mr. Reuter?”: Objectivity and Electric Textuality in the Age of Telegraph Journalism

English Language Notes , Volume 51 (1) – Mar 1, 2013

Loading next page...
 
/lp/duke-university-press/who-is-mr-reuter-objectivity-and-electric-textuality-in-the-age-of-hVZK1UzYWN
Copyright
Copyright © 2013 Regents of the University of Colorado
ISSN
0013-8282
eISSN
2573-3575
DOI
10.1215/00138282-51.1.63
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

“ W h o i s M r . R e u t e r ?” : O b j e c t i v i t y a n d E l e c t r i c T e x t u a l i t y i n t h e A ge o f T e l e g r a p h J o u r n a l i s m R i c h a r d M e n k e n the m id d le o f the nineteenth century, a va rie ty o f discourses treat electrical tra n sm is­ sion as if it made language m ore factual and im p erson al, m ore objective. As the te le ­ graph netw ork linked cities and nations, and tele gra m s became a vital m ed iu m fo r jo u rn a lis m , assu m ptio ns about the supposed detachm e nt or n e u tra lity o f electrified lan­ guage helped energize evo lvin g ideas about fa ctu a lity and ob je ctive

Journal

English Language NotesDuke University Press

Published: Mar 1, 2013

There are no references for this article.