Books and Magazines

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Dime Novels

TV shows of the day. Reach broad audience, working class

First American Magazine

Debuted in Philly in 1741 by William Bradford

General interest magazines

Decline

Gutenberg

Refined moveable type in mid 1400s

Literary Miscellanies

Tried to reach a diverse audience

Magazines Money

Overall advertising, subscriptions, single copy sales

Moveable type

Accelerated growth of literacy by making books cheaper

Muckraking

Investigative journalism

Muckraking

McClure's and Collier's Weekly

Postal Act of 1879

Gave magazines special rates. Decreased pricing

Revolutionary War

Caused a broader impact on public life. Magazines grew to fame for coverage/illustrations

Special interest magazines

Increase

The Bay Psalm Book

First book published in America