The purpose of this study will be to make an accurate descriptive account of past journalistic endeavors in Emery County with special emphasis placed on the characteristics of the publications. The study will attempt to illustrate the characteristics and tone of each editor's or publisher's product. Available biographical material and characteristics of publishers and editors will be listed where possible. Factors which led to launching and/or discontinuation of publication, economic factors, and special problems will be discussed where material is available to accurately do so. The study will also examine the significance of the newspapers in the change and growth of Emery County.
College and Department
Fine Arts and Communications; Communications
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Olsen, Bruce L., "A History of the Emery County Progress-Leader and its Predecessors" (1965). All Theses and Dissertations. 4995.
Emery County Progress, Castle Dale, Utah, Emery County Progress-Leader, Emery County, Newspapers