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By Judith Garrett Segura

ISBN-10: 0292718454

ISBN-13: 9780292718456

ISBN-10: 0292718462

ISBN-13: 9780292718463

based in Galveston in 1842 with the release of the day-by-day information, the Belo company entered the twenty-first century as a powerhouse conglomerate, possessing 4 day-by-day newspapers (including the Dallas Morning News), twenty-six tv and cable stations, and over thirty interactive websites. the 1st finished paintings to carry to existence this striking good fortune tale, Belo blends biography with a background of company strategies.Drawing on corporation documents and personal papers of key figures, together with A. H. Belo and G. B. Dealey, former corporation archivist Judith Garrett Segura brings to existence vital chapters within the cultural lifetime of Texas, from Galveston's days because the biggest and so much shiny city within the Republic of Texas, throughout the wars that statehood, sessions of monetary hassle, and the results of sweeping social switch. Turning issues within the company's background, akin to the sale of its Galveston paper whilst corporation sales have been dramatically suffering from candid reporting of Ku Klux Klan actions within the Twenties, spotlight an important parts of the press's function within the lifetime of a neighborhood. Segura additionally charts technological advances, from the telegraph and the typographers' union to the sunrise of the knowledge Age. ultimately, she contains the main whole portrait of the Dallas instances usher in corporation to this point, documenting the increase and fall of Belo's leader rival.This is a narrative of frontier survival and futuristic considering, advertising and marketing genius and old reporting, nurtured via a family members of mavericks.

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