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Being new in the field: Current projects in newspaper history

TDC Newspaper Staff 1880-90s © CC BY-SA Flickr-User Marion Dross

TDC Newspaper Staff 1880-90s © CC-BY-SA Flickr-User Marion Dross 

Not too long ago, in November 2011, I started working on something that would later become the topic of my master´s thesis. In a course on early modern pamphlet production I had to deal with the “Neue Zeitung”, something that was – at this point – relatively new to me. After I took the first few steps in research I got the feeling, that this was a rather old fashioned subject. The output of articles, book chapters or monographs was relatively low, many of those younger publications where still quoting Karl Schottenlohers (in these days) important work. Continue reading