The Penney-Missouri Awards

  title={The Penney-Missouri Awards},
  author={Kimberly Wilmont Voss},
  journal={Journalism History},
  pages={43 - 50}
  • Kimberly Wilmont Voss
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • Journalism History
  • This article examines the Penney-Missouri Awards competition, which was meant to raise the standards of women's pages by recognizing the sections that went beyond traditional content. Using interviews to look at the competition's history as well as framing analysis to examine the content of winning submissions, the study's findings over the period from 1960 to 1971 support a revision in the history of women's pages. While traditional women's pages filled with society, home, and wedding news… CONTINUE READING
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