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Global Muckraking 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World

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ISBN-10: 1595589732

ISBN-13: 9781595589736

Edition: 2014

Authors: Anya Schiffrin

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Crusading journalists from Sinclair Lewis to Woodward and 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 two hundred years of history and every continent. Each selection has been carefully curated by prominent international journalists working today, in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. Global Muckraking includes Ken…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 8/5/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.47" wide x 8.23" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Anya Schiffrin is codirector of the media program at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She was the editor in chief of the Istanbul-based daily the Turkish Times,a stringer for Reuters in Barcelona, senior financial writer at the Industry Standardin New York and bureau chief for Dow Jones Newswires in Amsterdam and Hanoi.Amer Bisat is a hedge fund manager focusing on emerging-markets bonds and was previously a portfolio manager at UBS and Morgan Stanley and chief emerging-markets economist at Salomon Brothers in Europe. He has also been a senior economist at the IMF, where he worked on the economics of Russia, Egypt, and Cameroon, and he has published widely…