Restless Genius: Barney Kilgore, the Wall Street Journal, and the Invention of Modern Journalism

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The story of the man who transformed "The Wall Street Journal" and modern media In 1929, Barney Kilgore, fresh from college in small-town Indiana, took a sleepy, near bankrupt New York financial paper--"The Wall Street Journal--"and turned it into a thriving national newspaper that eventually was worth $5 billion to Rupert Murdoch. Kilgore then invented a national weekly newspaper that was a precursor of many trends we see playing out in journalism now. Tofel brings this story of a little-known pioneer to life using many ...

Restless Genius: Barney Kilgore, the Wall Street Journal, and the Invention of Modern Journalism 2009, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312536749

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