Monday, September 23, 2013

The Readex Report: “A Family Newspaper”: Pearl Rivers and the Rebirth of the New Orleans Daily Picayune

My article on Pearl Rivers - poet, journalist, first female editor of an American daily newspaper - and her relationship with the New Orleans Times-Picayune has just been published in the Readex Report. The whole thing's available here. Make the acquaintance not just of Pearl Rivers herself, but a whole crew of pioneering newspaper women including Dorothy Dix and Catherine Cole. And don't forget The Weather Frog...

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