Harvard University Press Publishes New Book by BU PhD Matt Pressman

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October 26th, 2018

Harvard University Press has just published On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News, by BU Ph.D. Matthew Pressman.  Currently Assistant Professor at Seton Hall University, Pressman analyzes the transformation of American journalism in the years after World War II.  Based on his BU dissertation, and extensive research in the archives of the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the personal papers of numerous journalists, the book shows how and why the press became what it is today.