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Posts tagged with Theodore Roosevelt

Raking up the muck

Posted by: | September 13, 2011 | No Comment |

In the late 1800’s, mostly cold hard facts were considered for news stories. At the turn of the century however, journalists were beginning to stray from objectivity. Finding the dirt of the story became more important than the where’s and they why’s. The word muckraker was first coined by Theodore Roosevelt, who was president during […]

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