White slavery and journalism's shifting axis of truth -- William T. Stead and the "soul" of sensationalism -- The journalism of reform and the reform of journalism -- George Kibbe Turner, muckraking, and the brief reign of piteous facts -- Authorizing skepticism: the New York Times and the demise of muckraking -- From sensation to secrecy: the Rockefeller grand jury and its aftermath.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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