Global Muckraking

by Anya Schiffrin
Global Muckraking
  • ISBN-13: 9781595589736
  • Author(s): Anya Schiffrin
  • Editor(s): Anya Schiffrin
  • Subject: Media studies|media studies
  • Publisher: The New Press
  • Imprint: The New Press
  • Publication Date: 01-11-2014
  • Format: p/b

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£17.99
Crusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have played a central role in politics: checking abuses of power, revealing corporate misdeeds and exposing government corruption. Muckraking journalism is part and parcel of democracy. But how many people know the role that muckraking has played around the world? This ground-breaking new book presents the most important examples of world-changing journalism, spanning 200 years and every continent. It is a sweeping argument for why the world needs long-form investigative reporting.
About the book

Crusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have played a central role in politics: checking abuses of power, revealing corporate misdeeds and exposing government corruption. Muckraking journalism is part and parcel of democracy. But how many people know the role that muckraking has played around the world? This ground-breaking new book presents the most important examples of world-changing journalism, spanning 200 years and every continent. It is a sweeping argument for why the world needs long-form investigative reporting.

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