"The Media's Intrusion on Privacy: Protecting Investigative Journalism" - C. Thomas Dienes - The George Washington Law Review

"The Media's Intrusion on Privacy: Protecting Investigative Journalism" - C. Thomas Dienes - The George Washington Law Review

by: C. Thomas Dienes | publication date: June 1, 1999 | Publication: The George Washington Law Review | journal issue: 67 | pages: 1139

". . .In 1904, the Muckraker journalist, Upton Sinclair, went undercover as a meat packer to expose conditions in the Chicago slaughterhouses. His findings, documented in The Jungle, provided impetus for adoption of federal food and drug legislation

C. Thomas Dienes discusses Professor Smolla's paper on media's privacy limitations and the law in a panel on 'protecting investigative journalism'.

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