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Readers held the key to early media success

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Volume 19, Issue 1

May, 2013

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Oosterman, A. (2013). Readers held the key to early media success. Pacific Journalism Review, 19(1): 290-292. Review of: Extra! Extra! How the people made the news, by David Hastings, Auckland: Auckland University Press, 2013. 287pp. ISBN 9781869407384 (pbk)
Author(s): Allison Oosterman
Publication date: 
May, 2013

It has been many years since an author has produced a New Zealand press history that has so resolutely taken to task previous research in this field. But David Hastings has done this with his new book on the early newspaper scene in Auckland, Extra! Extra! How the people made the news.