The Muckrakers (blogged by Dylan Clark)
Description: Detailed information on what muckraking is, the history and the individuals who practiced this type of journalism during the Progressive Era in the United States.
Related to: Chapter 4- Newspapers, Chapter 5- Magazines, Chapter 11- Evolving Journalism, Chapter 15- Media Ethics
Quiz Question: In 1904, who exposed the ruthless tactics of the Standard Oil Company in a series of articles in McClure’s magazine?
Answer: Ida M. Tarbell