David Copeland and Assistant Professor Harlen Makemson made research
presentations at the American Journalism Historians Association
Convention Oct. 21-23 in Cleveland, Ohio.
a paper titled "What's In a Name? The Significance of Pseudonyms
in Eighteenth-Century Newspaper Letters and Essays" as part of a
panel titled "Questions of Authorial Identity in Early American
'Chat Rooms.'" He also moderated and presented in a session titled
"New Perspectives on the Early American Press." This session looked
at new discoveries and interpretations of the Press before 1850.
his research paper "Eve of Destruction, Sins of Omission: How
Political Cartoonists Framed Anti-War Protests at the 1968 Democratic