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Author Mahoney, Ellen Voelckers, author.
Title Nellie Bly and investigative journalism for kids : mighty muckrakers from the golden age to today, with 21 activities / Ellen Mahoney.
Pub Info Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2015]
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 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 070.43 MAH     AVAILABLE
 Vineyard Haven Children's  J 070.43 MAH     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript xiii, 129 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm
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Summary Examines "the evolving world of American journalism, from the late 1800s to today ... Budding reporters learn how [Nellie] Bly, who so desired to work in the male-dominated world of reporting, willingly feigned her own insanity to be committed to a mental asylum so she could go undercover and write about it. Providing a ... look at early social reform writers and reporters who helped transform journalism, the book also introduces young readers to four famous American muckrakers--Jacob Riis, Ida Tarbell, Ida B. Wells, and Upton Sinclair--and concludes with a look at some of the modern era's most exciting and accomplished journalists"--Amazon.com.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-124) and index.
Subject Bly, Nellie, 1864-1922 -- Juvenile literature.
Bly, Nellie, 1864-1922.
Investigative reporting -- Juvenile literature.
Journalism -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature.
Journalists -- Juvenile literature.
Investigative reporting.
Journalism -- Authorship.
Journalists.
ISBN 9781613749975 (pbk.)
161374997X (pbk.)
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