Hardcover binding is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards and DJ have light shelfwear and rubbing. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. 223 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1969. ISBN: 0399602186. At first, women reporters were laughed at or ignored by the public and their fellow newsmen. But eventually the perseverance and talents of a few opened the doors for the thousands of women who today work in journalism.