Nellie Bly and Investigative Journalism for Kids: Mighty by Ellen Mahoney

By Ellen Mahoney

An interactive job publication that information the muckraking era
 
Nellie Bly and Investigative Journalism for Kids brings to mild the evolving international of yank journalism, from the past due 1800s to at the present time. concentrating on the daring, audacious investigative reporter Nellie Bly, the most well-known girls on the earth in her day, the ebook offers journalism in a enjoyable, creative, and interesting means. Budding journalists find out how Bly, who so wanted to paintings within the male-dominated global of reporting, willingly feigned her personal madness to be dedicated to a psychological asylum so she might pass undercover and write approximately it. offering a accomplished examine early social reform writers and journalists who helped remodel journalism, the publication additionally introduces younger readers to 4 well-known  American muckrakers—Jacob Riis, Ida Tarbell, Ida B. Wells, and Upton Sinclair—and concludes with a glance at a few of the sleek era’s most fun and complete reporters. Twenty-one artistic actions motivate a brand new iteration to hold at the muckraking culture as young children easy methods to make and retain a reporter’s pc, write a letter to the editor, craft a “great principles” field, and masses extra. filled with compelling photographs and fascinating sidebars, Nelly Bly and Investigative Journalism for Kids gets younger readers interested by the realm of journalism and particularly approximately writing.

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