"The Journalism of Outrage: Investigative Reporting and Agenda Building America"

"The Journalism of Outrage: Investigative Reporting and Agenda Building America"

Author: 
David L. Protess
Fay Lomax Cook
Jack C. Doppelt
James S. Ettema
Margaret T. Gorden
Donna R. Leff
Peter Miller

The authors discuss the role that investigative reporting played throughout history.

Book Excerpt: 
"The notion that investigative reporting can be a powerful catalyst for change has gained widespread acceptance in post-Watergate America. For almost two decades, the public has been inundated with news stories by crusading journalists who expose alleged misconduct and right reputed wrongs. The reformist image of investigative reporters has been further reinforced and embellished by movies and books. . ."
Year of Publication: 
Fri, 1992-06-05
Book Publisher: 
Guilford Press