Self-exposure : human-interest journalism and the emergence of celebrity in America, 1890-1940 /Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2002Description: x, 325 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0807827290 (alk. paper); 0807854034 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Celebrities -- Press coverage -- United States | Sensationalism in journalism -- United StatesOnline resources: Publisher description
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Epoka University Library
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -313) and index.
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.