De jaren van de Grote Oorlog staan te boek als cruciaal. Voor Nederland geldt dat, door de neutraliteit, in veel mindere mate. Maar in de krantenverslaggeving over de Eerste Wereldoorlog is wel een kentering of te lezen die de journalistieke stijl van de dagbladen in die jaren doormaakte. Historicus Marcel Broersma laat in onderstaand artikel zien hoe de 'beheerst-afstandelijke' stijl, die in het begin van de eeuw gemeengoed was, mede onder invloed van de Eerste Wereldoorlog, langzaam veranderde in een 'emotioneel-betrokken' stijl. En hoe de eerste beoefenaar van deze stijl, De Telegraaf, eerst verketterd en later nagevolgd werd door alle 'chique dagbladen'.---Style clashes. World War I and the Dutch journalism cultureAlthough the years of the Great War are widely viewed as pivotal, that period was significantly less influential in the Netherlands due to its neutral position. However, newspaper articles on wwi clearly show that the daily papers underwent a change in journalistic style during the era. Historian Marcel Broersma shows how the controUed objectivity that typified the beginning of the century slowly evolved to an emotionally involved style, which was influenced in part by the war. Broersma also describes how the original practitioner of this style, De Telegraaf newspaper, went from pariah to Standard bearer for the 'respectable' papers.

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Note TMG Journal for Media History; Vol 2, No 2 (1999): Media & oorlog; 40-68
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Maurits, Henk. (2014). Films over psychiatrie zijn geen funniest home movies: Voordracht voor de Vereniging Geschiedenis Beeld en Geluid tijdens het symposium ‘Waanzin en media’, 26 september 2013 in Hilversum. Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis, 16(1). doi:10.18146/tmg.267