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Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World By Anya Schiffrin,

  • Title: Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World
  • Author: Anya Schiffrin
  • ISBN: 9781595589736
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Paperback
  • Crusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have played a central role in American politics checking abuses of power, revealing corporate misdeeds, and exposing government corruption Muckraking journalism is part and parcel of American democracy But how many people know about the role that muckraking has played around the world This grouCrusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have played a central role in American politics checking abuses of power, revealing corporate misdeeds, and exposing government corruption Muckraking journalism is part and parcel of American democracy But how many people know about the role that muckraking has played around the world This groundbreaking new book presents the most important examples of world changing journalism, spanning one hundred years and every continent Carefully curated by prominent international journalists working in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East, Global Muckraking includes Ken Saro Wiwa s defense of the Ogoni people in the Niger Delta Horacio Verbitsky s uncovering of the gruesome disappearance of political detainees in Argentina Gareth Jones s coverage of the Ukraine famine of 1932 33 missionary newspapers coverage of Chinese foot binding in the nineteenth century Dwarkanath Ganguli s expos of the British coolie trade in nineteenth century Assam, India and many others.Edited by the noted author and journalist Anya Schiffrin, Global Muckraking is a sweeping introduction to international journalism that has galvanized the world s attention In an era when human rights are in the spotlight and the fate of newspapers hangs in the balance, here is both a riveting read and a sweeping argument for why the world needs long form investigative reporting.
    Global Muckraking Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World Crusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein have played a central role in American politics checking abuses of power revealing corporate misdeeds and exposing govern

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    1. Investigative piece by LA Times journalist Lisa Girion led to changes in the ability corportations to avoid taking responsibilty for harming enslaving killing citizens of a foreign country Game changing.

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