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Journalism History, a scholarly journal published quarterly, has a respected reputation as the oldest peer-reviewed journal of mass media history in the United States. Continuously published since 1974, the journal provides a venue for excellent, peer-reviewed articles on media history.

As of July 1, 2018, Journalism History is the official academic journal of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s History Division. Prior to becoming the official journal of the History Division, Journalism History published independently under the editorship of the following scholars:

Michael S. Sweeney, Ohio University, 2012-2018
Patrick Washburn, Ohio University, 2001-2012
Barbara Cloud, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1991-2000
Susan Henry, California State University, Northridge, 1985-1991
Tom Reilly, California State University, Northridge, 1974-1985

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