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The News Slowly Spreads

Posted by: | September 21, 2009 | No Comment |

Before the era of the Internet, Radio, and Television;  Newspapers were the only way to receive news, regardless on how late it was reported. During the pre-20th century era, newspapers were becoming of age. Newspapers like the New York Times, Freedom Journal, and the Pennsylvania Evening Post were formed  between 1783 through 1827.  Even some […]

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When people think of muckraking, what comes to mind is that term coined by President Teddy Roosevelt.  This term has to do with an individual who “rakes the muck” or exposes corruption going on to the public.  There were many muckrakers, the majority of them male until reporter Nellie Bly introduced herself to the muckraking industry. Early […]

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