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Environmental journalism and Utah's national parks, 1919--1971

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Baker, Matthew John, Environmental journalism and Utah's national parks, 1919--1971: .

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Environmental journalism history extends well before the 1960s. Only recently have researchers begun to examine it. This dissertation contributes to the understanding of that evolution by examining news coverage of Utah's five national parks from 1919 to 1971. Specifically, it looks at coverage from two newspapers published in Utah, The Salt Lake Tribune and the Deseret News, and two outside the state, The New York Times and the San Francisco Examiner. Utah newspapers suggest that the boosterism of the frontier press was present but waning when Zion National Park (1919) was established. These newspapers presented the park as validation for the state's membership in the Union and balm for its cultural anxiety. In The New York Times, [...]

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