Master of Mass Communication (MMC)
The muckraking era is seen as a golden age of investigatory journalism. This thesis argues that within the muckraking era, there were a number of distinct types of journalism. To understand the muckrakers, we must recognize these different types of investigatory journalism and the potential influence the different types of storytelling can have on public opinion. Fourteen of the preeminent muckrakers are analyzed based on their most important investigatory journalism articles
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Klein, Tim Vest, "Different Approaches to Investigatory Journalism in the Muckraking Era" (2015). LSU Master's Theses. 1082.