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A Yellow Journalist

3.46  ·  Rating details ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We be ...more
Paperback, 346 pages
Published March 31st 2010 by Nabu Press (first published December 28th 2009)
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Jul 30, 2016 rated it liked it
A young and pretty female reporter for a daily newspaper in San Francisco does whatever it takes (including crawling out onto high ledges to listen in at windows) to get her story. As one of the only women in her profession at the time, she calmly fights against the prejudice of the era by being excellent at what she does. Her ingenious methods of finding the scoop are often amusing. I gave it only 3 stars because the continuity of the story is often confusing. Many chapters focus on single inve ...more
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Dec 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Rhoda Massey's adventures as a San Francisco newspaper journalist. The novel covers some of her investigative reporting and delves a bit into her personal life including the challenges she faces in the then male-dominated field...
Jul 24, 2014 rated it really liked it
Wild and exciting fast paced read. It made me think of the "The Front Page", crossed with Charles Dana Gibson's illustrations.
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Miriam Michelson (1870-1942) was an American journalist and writer.

Miriam Michelson was born in the mining town of Calaveras, California, in 1870. She was the seventh of eight children of Samuel and Rosalie (née Przylubska) Michelson, who immigrated to the United States from Poland in 1855. Her oldest brother, physicist Albert A. Michelson, was the first American citizen to win a Nobel Prize for s