muckraking : Definition, Usages, News and More

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muhkray king

  • n  the exposure of scandal (especially about public figures)
  • v  explore and expose misconduct and scandals concerning public figures
    This reporter was well-known for his muckraking

  • For reasons that seem to be rooted in the public mood, muckraking is a cyclic form of journalism.
  • As Beijing reins in China's muckraking publications, reporters learn that not all the news is fit to print.
  • In a reversal that free speech advocates called a pivotal victory for First Amendment rights, the federal judge who shuttered the muckraking website Wikileaks last month ruled .
News & Articles

  • Intrepid Investigative Reporters in Russia and Pakistan Win Premier International Journalism Award
    WASHINGTON, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A reporter investigating corruption in Russia and a seasoned Pakistani journalist known for courageous muckraking reports have won the 2013 Knight International Journalism Award, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced. The award recognizes excellent reporting that makes a difference in the lives of people around the world ...
    June 10, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  • David Berman in Billboard
    I guess I am moving over to another category. Screenwriting or muckraking. I've got to move on. Can't be like all the careerists doncha know,Berman wrote in a post confirmed as authentic by his publicist. "I'm forty two and I know what to...
  • Kevin Rudd in Sydney Morning Herald
    I see nothing wrong in what Mr Turnbull has done at all,Mr Rudd told the Nine Network. "I think this sort of negative, personal muckraking doesn't actually help a lot in politics."
  • John Key in TVNZ
    I'm just not going to get in the mud and roll around with a pig because if you do both parties come off looking pretty bad. I'm going to leave the Labour Party to the muckraking,Key says.

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