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Still, despite these economic, political, legal and cultural threats, embattled muckrakers also have important new weapons at their disposal:
Holdt's book inadvertantly poses a second uncomfortable question: when does the muckraker turn slummer?
Critique: A skillful and talented writer, Ed Gibney's "Draining The Swamp" belongs to a muckraker tradition as exemplified by such American authors as Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" (the meatpacking industry) or Sinclair Lewis' "Elmer Gantry" (organized religion).
Longtime muckraker Bruce Livesey sets out to debunk this apparent fiction, and a career probing business scams and industry corruption gives him the pedigree for the job.
Although authorities have launched a criminal investigation of Navalny, the digital muckraker remains defiant, publicly taunting his enemies.
TPM Muckraker obtained a copy of a letter the Justice Department sent to Sens.
For readers too young or otherwise too removed from the decades-long, poisoned relationship of Anderson, the syndicated columnist, and Nixon, the politician and President, I offer a few of its building blocks: Anderson learned some of his trade from mentor Drew Pearson, also a widely published muckraker based in Washington.
Moses Avalon has staked out his journalistic turf as a muckraker, a crusader who uncovers the evils of the mighty record companies.
Becker attributed the new adroit, lighter, elegant style of play that has become a trademark of trainer Joachim Low's players to their homosexuality, in contrast to the typically more aggressive and offensive German style of past years," reported TPM Muckraker.
Ida M, Tarbell--best known today as a muckraker (a term coined by Theodore Roosevelt to describe journalists who exposed abuses in American business and government)--was born in 1857 in Erie County, Pennsylvania; she received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from Allegheny College.
The onscreen cynicism is provided by British muckraker Oswald Granger (Peter Gunn), who's looking to uncover Hannah Montana's "secret.
For weeks Nahai had resisted requests from independent journalist, blogger and all-around muckraker Alan Mittelstaedt to turn over his water bills.