By Edd Applegate
In all probability advocacy journalism is the oldest kind of reportage. it sounds as if usually each time reporters wish to recommend their ideals or rules approximately significant political or social difficulties. In Advocacy newshounds: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors, Edd Applegate identifies the main outstanding figures during this box. every 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 encompass discussions of the newshounds' lives, specialist careers, significant works, and, from time to time, remark on these works. between these profiled listed here 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 concentrate on the shape of advocacy journalism itself or how and why it built, this e-book makes a speciality of the lives of newshounds and editors and their contributions to advocacy journalism. For students, academics, and scholars of journalism, in addition to common readers who desire to notice extra approximately advocacy journalism, this quantity is a vital and available source.
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In his last correspondence, he was with troops near Chihuahua. He was never seen again. SELECTED WORKS “The Town Crier” (newspaper column) “Prattle” (newspaper column) REFERENCES Grenander, M. E. Ambrose Bierce. New York: Twayne, 1971. McWilliams, Carey. Ambrose Bierce: A Biography. New York: Boni, 1929. Morris, Roy. Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company. New York: Crown, 1995. O’Connor, Richard. Ambrose Bierce: A Biography. Boston: Little, Brown, 1967. Elias Boudinot (1803–1839) ELIAS BOUDINOT, A CHEROKEE INDIAN, advocated acculturation in the Cherokee Phoenix, a newspaper directed to Cherokees and whites.
Two years later he published The Treason and Death of Benedict Arnold: A Play for a Greek Theatre, which was for adults. The same year another collection of essays, Learning and Other Essays, was published. Chapman became an abolitionist and held a service in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, in 1912 for an African American who had been tortured and burned to death a year earlier. Although his speech was filled with love, few heard it. In 1913, he published William Lloyd Garrison, a book of essays about Garrison, an abolitionist who, on more than one occasion, employed violent action against slavery, which Garrison deemed evil.
In 1868, he wrote editorial comments under “The Town Crier,” a page filled with invective pieces and consequently enjoyed by the readers. Bierce used “The Town Crier” to present forcefully his scathing remarks. He attacked the ills of society as well as the rogues responsible. Through the News-Letter, he became a fixture in San Francisco, a position he readily accepted. ) 31 He moved to London in 1872, hoping to make his mark abroad. He wrote for a few magazines and, under the pseudonym of “Dod Grile,” published Fiend’s Delight, Nuggets and Dust, and Cobwebs from an Empty Skull.