Investigative Journalism in the United States: A History, with Profiles of Journalists and Writers Who Practiced the Form
Published by: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Imprint: Peter Lang, International Academic Publishers
Sales Date: 2023-09-15
Published: September 2023
Dimensions: 150.00 x 225.00
150.00 x 225.00 mm
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This book presents the history of investigative journalism in the United States. It includes biographical details of various journalists and writers who wrote about possible wrongdoing by businesses and state or federal employees. Several of those discussed helped bring about political and social change as a result of what they exposed. Others focused on individuals who were in positions of power or prestige and who misused their positions for personal gain. Each biographical sketch includes the journalist’s name and dates of birth and death, if deceased. The writer’s life is summarized, with information pertaining to his or her professional career and major works. Also included is a substantial bibliography.
Introduction – A History of Investigative Journalism in the United States – Investigative Journalists and Writers – Selected Bibliography – Index – About the Author.