Secularization Dbq

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Authors Hallin and Mancini use the term secularization which from what I have read in chapter 10 means how a lot has changed where at one point when Marx, Weber and Durkheim was around everything for the most part had some connection to religion and the church. The term secularization from my observation means the detachment or disconnect from church/religion. Newspapers before the 1950 's in Europe was focused on politics. Then came the rise of newspapers that focuses on gaining mass appeal. These new types of newspapers were heavily funded by advertisers and slowly drove the smaller "partypress" magazines out of business. So in essence the business model changed forcing new companies to grow and the older ones that focused on the old structure
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