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Citizen Reporters

Citizen Reporters (eBook)

S.S. Mcclure, Ida Tarbell, And The Magazine That That Rewrote America

de Stephanie Gorton 

idioma: Inglês
Edição ou reimpressão: fevereiro de 2020
Disponibilidade Imediata
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A fascinating history of the rise and fall of influential Gilded Age magazine McClures and the two unlikely outsiders at its helmas well as a timely, full-throated defense of investigative journalism in AmericaThe president of the United States made headlines around the world when he publicly attacked the press, denouncing reporters who threatened his reputation as muckrakers and forces for evil. The year was 1906, the president was Theodore Rooseveltand the publication that provoked his fury was McClures magazine.One of the most influential magazines in American history, McClures drew over 400,000 readers and published the groundbreaking stories that defined the Gilded Age, including the investigation of Standard Oil that toppled the Rockefeller monopoly. Driving this revolutionary publication were two improbable newcomers united by single-minded ambition. S. S. McClure was an Irish immigrant, who, despite bouts of mania, overthrew his impoverished upbringing and bent the New York media world to his will. His steadying hand and star reporter was Ida Tarbell, a woman who defied gender expectations and became a notoriously fearless journalist.The scrappy, bold McClure's groupTarbell, McClure, and their reporters Ray Stannard Baker and Lincoln Steffenscemented investigative journalisms crucial role in democracy. From reporting on labor unrest and lynching, to their exposs of municipal corruption, their reporting brought their readers face to face with a nation mired in dysfunction. They also introduced Americans to the voices of Willa Cather, Arthur Conan Doyle, Robert Louis Stevenson, Joseph Conrad, and many others. Tracing McClures from its meteoric rise to its spectacularly swift and dramatic combustion, Citizen Reporters is a thrillingly told, deeply researched biography of a powerhouse magazine that forever changed American life. Its also a timely case study that demonstrates the crucial importance of journalists who are unafraid to speak truth to power.

Citizen Reporters
S.S. Mcclure, Ida Tarbell, And The Magazine That That Rewrote America
de Stephanie Gorton 
ISBN: 9780062796660 Ano de edição ou reimpressão: 02-2020 Editor: HARPERCOLLINS Idioma: Inglês Páginas: 384 Tipo de Produto: eBook Formato: ePUB i Classificação Temática: eBooks  >  eBooks em Inglês  >  Outros


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