AJ 2019 Suffrage Issue

VIDEO, PODCAST INTERVIEWS: Teri Finneman: “Covering a Countermovement on the Verge of Defeat: The Press and the 1917 Social Movement Against Woman Suffrage”

Women's Suffrage and the Media. Special Issue, American Journalism, Spring 2019

Era: Suffrage Era | Media: Academic Paper, Radio/Audio, Scholarly Resarch, Video, Web-based

No new research on suffrage and the media would be complete without attention to the anti-suffragists, which Teri Finneman (University of Kansas) provides with her work on local press coverage of the antis in the critical year of 1917, when their efforts neared defeat. Through the use of textual analysis and framing, and social movement theory, Finneman’s essay enhances the literature on press portrayals of counter-movements. Listen to Dr. Finneman talk about her research in this episode of the Journalism History podcast.

In the video interview below, Dr. Finneman responds to the questions: What prompted you to choose this topic and what surprised or fascinated you did your research? (This page will take you to all the synopses of articles in American Journalism‘s special issue, “Women’s Suffrage and the Media.”)

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