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Human interest as a factor in the farm paper

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Martin, George (main author / Farm and Fireside)
Format:
Speech
Publication Date:
1922-05-16
Published:
USA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
farm families, farm journals, farmers, reporting, roles, writing skills, writing styles
Notes:
Agricultural Publishers Association Archives, Series No. 8/3/80, Box 5., Delivered to the Agricultural Editors' Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 16, 1922. Annual report, pp. 23-29., Describes the editorial philosophy of the national farm magazine he edits. Argues that "human interest" is not merely a factor in publishing, but the fundamental factor. "Farming is not an end in itself. It is a means to an end - which is living."