The Top 100 Works of Journalism in the United States in the 20th Century

As selected by Madeleine Blais, Alan Brinkley, David Brinkley, Lydia Chavez, Karen Durbin, Clay Felker, Jeff Greenfield, Pete Hamill, Mary McGrory, Nancy Maynard, Eric Newton, Dorothy Rabinowitz, Gene Roberts, Morley Safer, David Shaw, George Will and Ben Yagoda;

And the New York University Journalism faculty: David Dent, Todd Gitlin, Lamar Graham, Brooke Kroeger, Susie Linfield, Michael Ludlum, Robert Manoff, Anne Matthews, Pamela Newkirk, Michael Norman, Richard Petrow, Mary Quigley, Marcia Rock, Jay Rosen, Stephen Solomon, Mitchell Stephens, Carol Sternhell, Jane Stone and Ellen Willis. Project director: Mitchell Stephens. Announced March 1999.

Nominations for the list.
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Article explaining how the list was selected.
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Article from the New York Times
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Nathan The following works could not be included in the list above (if you're aware of a volume that contains one or more of the works below, add it to the list!):

#10 - Edward R. Murrow and Fred Friendly. "See It Now" documentary taking on Senator Joseph McCarthy. 1954

#11 - Edward R. Murrow, David Lowe and Fred Friendly. "CBS Reports" documentary "Harvest of Shame." 1960

#17 - Henry Hampton. "Eyes on the Prize." 1987

#27 - Robert Capa. Ten photographs from D-Day. 1944

#41 - - Huyn Cong Ut. Photograph of a burning girl running from a napalm attack. 1972

#55 - ABC. Live broadcast of Army-McCarthy hearings. 1954

#56 - Frederick Wiseman. "Titicut Follies." 1967

#63 - Walter Cronkite. Documentary on Vietnam. 1968

#68 - Joe Rosenthal. Photograph of Marines raising a U.S. flag on Mount Suribachi on the island of Iwo Jima. 1945

#69 - Hodding Carter, Jr. "Go for Broke," in Carters Delta Democrat-Times (Greenville, MS). 1945 [http://cartergoforbroke.blogspot.com/...]

#71 - - Meyer Berger. Report on killings of Howard Unruh in the New York Times. 1949 [https://partners.nytimes.com/library/...]

#80 - J. Anthony Lukas. "The Two Worlds of Linda Fitzpatrick," in the New York Times. 1967 [http://www.nytimes.com/books/97/10/26...]

#81 - Herbert Bayard Swope. "Klan Exposed." 1921 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Yor...]

#82 - William Allen White. "To an Anxious Friend." 1922 [http://www2.ku.edu/~jschool/school/wa...]

#83 - Edward R. Murrow. Report of the liberation of Buchenwald. 1945

#86 - Earl Brown. Series of articles on race for Harpers and Life magazines. 1942-44

#88 - Morley Safer. Report for CBS on atrocities committed by American soldiers on the hamlet of Cam Ne in Vietnam. 1965

#89 - Ted Poston. Coverage of the "Little Scottsboro" trial. 1949

#92 - Eddie Adams and Vo Suu. Photograph of a Saigon execution. 1968

#93 - Grantland Rice. "Notre Dames Four Horsemen." 1924 [http://archives.nd.edu/research/texts...]

#97 - W.E.B. DuBois. Columns on race during his tenure as editor of The Crisis. 1910-34


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