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By Edd Applegate

Most likely advocacy journalism is the oldest kind of reportage. apparently often each time newshounds wish to suggest their ideals or principles approximately significant political or social difficulties. In Advocacy reporters: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors, Edd Applegate identifies the main outstanding figures during this box. each one access comprises biographical information regarding a author or editor who both wrote advocacy journalism or edited a number of guides that featured such material.Entries include discussions of the reporters' lives, specialist careers, significant works, and, every so often, statement on these works. between these profiled listed below are such notables as Ambrose Bierce, William F. Buckley Jr., Eldridge Cleaver, Daniel Defoe, Germaine Greer, Pete Hamill, Karl Marx, H. L. Mencken, George Orwell, Thomas Paine, Wilfrid Sheed, Gloria Steinem, and Jonathan Swift.Unlike different books that target the shape of advocacy journalism itself or how and why it constructed, this ebook specializes in the lives of reporters and editors and their contributions to advocacy journalism. For students, lecturers, and scholars of journalism, besides normal readers who desire to become aware of extra approximately advocacy journalism, this quantity is a crucial and available source.

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Because the country was at war, employment was available to those who wanted jobs. He then moved from Belle Meade to Greenwich Village, where he worked during the day and wrote at night. He reviewed books about the black problem for such publications as the Nation, New Leader, and Commentary. He also wrote two books that helped him earn two fellowships, but the books were not published. Finally, after five years of frustration, he moved to France. Although his life in Paris was free in the sense that he experienced little or no discrimination, he often suffered from not earning enough to live.

22 THE WRITERS AND EDITORS SELECTED WORKS Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953) Notes of a Native Son (1955) Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son (1961) The Fire Next Time (1963) No Name in the Streets (1972) The Devil Finds Work (1976) REFERENCES Gottfried, Ted. James Baldwin: Voice from Harlem. New York: Watts, 1997. Leeming, David. James Baldwin: A Biography. New York: Knopf, 1994. Pratt, Louis H. James Baldwin. Boston: Twayne, 1978. Weatherby, W. J. James Baldwin: Artist on Fire: A Portrait.

John Jay Chapman. New York: Twayne, 1964. Hovey, Richard B. John Jay Chapman, an American Mind. New York: Columbia University Press, 1959.

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