Bonnie Brennen is the Nieman Professor of Journalism in the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University. Her research focuses on the intersection between labor and journalism history as well as on relationships between media, culture and society. Professor Brennen has professional experience in journalism and corporate communication. She is the Series Editor of Diederich Studies in Media Communication at the Marquette University Press, and was the Associate Editor of Journalism and Communication Monographs from 2004-2008.
American Journalism History Reader (with Hanno Hardt) (2010)
The American Journalism History Reader presents important primary texts—news articles and essays about journalism from...
For the Record focuses on the experiences of journalists, primarily in their own words, who...
Picturing the Past: Media, History, and Photography (with Hanno Hardt) (1999)
Photographs shape not only what we remember but also how we remember. Picturing the Past...
Newsworkers: Toward a History of the Rank and File (with Hanno Hardt) (1995)
Focusing on the period from the 1850s through the 1930s, the contributors show how issues...
Journalism in Second Life (with Erika dela Cerna), Journalism Studies (2010)
Our research seeks to understand the emerging journalism practiced in Second Life—a computer-generated alternative reality....
From Religiosity to Consumerism: Press Coverage of Thanksgiving, 1905 to 2005, Journalism Studies (2008)
Searching for ‘The Sane Society’: Eric Fromm’s Contributions to Social Theory, Javnost/The Public: Journal of the European Institute for Communication and Culture (2006)
Lockouts, Protests, and Scabs: A Critical Assessment of the Los Angeles Herald Examiner Strike, A Moment of Danger: Critical Studies in the History of U.S. Communication Since World War II (2011)
Photojournalism: Historical Dimensions to Contemporary Debates, The Routledge Companion to News & Journalism (2010)
Labor and the Press in 1908, Journalism 1908: Birth of a Profession (2008)
The Emergence of Class Consciousness in the American Newspaper Guild, Class & News (2004)
Billboards of the Dream. Walker Evans on 1930s U.S. Advertising, In the Company of Media: Cultural Constructions of Communication, 1920s-1930s (2000)
Essays and Shorter Works
New York Times Code of Ethics, Media Ethics: Issues & Cases (2004)
Remembering a Mentor, Mass Communication Education (2003)
Williams, Raymond, Encyclopedia of Communication & Information, Macmillan (2002)