21 in his Washington home, Bradlee could rightly claim a place among such anti-guff titans of American journalism as George Seldes, Ida Tarbell
Although he mostly glorifies Lincoln Steffens and Ida Tarbell
for their commitment to telling stories through an expansive approach to wider social problems, Starkman is also willing to dispel myths.
He was," writes Bridges, "a muckraker a quarter century before Upton Sinclair, Lincoln Steffens, and Ida Tarbell
were given that name for blasting abuses and corruption in America.
, an investigative journalist and best-selling author, took on Standard Oil with her book, “The History of the Standard Oil Company,” exposing the greed and corruption associated with Rockefeller and his company.
The book provides a tremendous service by offering insights into investigations by Elizabeth Cochrane, aka Nellie Bly, Winifred Black, aka Annie Laurie, as well as Jacob Riis, Lincoln Steffens, Ida Tarbell
and Upton Sinclair, all of which demonstrates to the reader that the prelude to Watergate will be well documented and very carefully presented.
Among those journalists whose blend of temperament, timing and tenaciousness has propelled them into the ranks of successful muckrakers, besides Anderson, I'd put Ida Tarbell
, Seymour Hersh, Jessica Mitford, Ida Wells-Barnett, and the team of Donald L.
The MCA was especially innovative and entrepreneurial in selling scripturally themed calendars and, most importantly, in adopting, under the auspices of "exposing sin," the muckraking style of Ida Tarbell
and others in its path-breaking periodical, The Burning Bush.
He covered Clarence Darrow's trials, worked alongside the great journalist Ida Tarbell
at McClure's and met Leon Trotsky.
The author offers an engaging, descriptive account of the parallel, and sometimes intersecting, lives of Ida Tarbell
, the muckraking journalist, and John D.
Taking on the trust; the epic battle of Ida Tarbell
and John D.
The book, appropriately enough, features a journalist, Ida Tarbell
How did Ida Tarbell
present her opinion without stating it directly?