The Brass Check: A Study of American Journalism by Upton Sinclair

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Author Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968
Author of introduction, etc. Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944
Title The Brass Check: A Study of American Journalism
Contents A letter for the time -- Introductory -- The story of the brass check -- The story of a poet -- Open sesame! -- The real fight -- The condemned meat industry -- An adventure with Roosevelt -- Jackals and a carcase -- The last act -- Aiming at the public's heart -- A voice from Russia -- A venture in co-operation -- The village horse-doctor -- In high society -- The great panic -- Shredded wheat biscuit -- An interview on marriage -- "Gaming" on the Sabbath -- An essential monogamist -- In the lion's den -- The story of a lynching -- Journalism and burglary -- A millionaire and an author -- The "heart-wife" -- The mourning pickets -- The case of the Associated Press -- A governor and his lie -- The Associated Press at the bar -- The Associated Press and its newspapers -- The scandal-bureau -- The concrete wall -- Making bomb-makers -- The roof-garden of the world -- A fountain of poison -- The daily cat-and-dog fight -- The causes of things -- The empire of business -- The dregs of the cup -- Owning the press -- The war-makers -- Owning the owners -- The owner in politics -- Owning the Associated Press -- The owner and his advertisers -- The advertising boycott -- The advertising ecstasy -- The bribe direct -- The bribe wholesale -- Poison ivy -- The Elbert Hubbard worm -- The press and public welfare -- The press and the radicals -- The press and the Socialists -- The press and sex -- The press and crime -- The press and Jack London -- The press and labor -- The Associated Press and labor -- "Poisoned at the source" -- The press and the war -- The case of Russia -- "Bolshevism" in America -- Cutting the tiger's claws -- The mental munition-factory -- The problem of the reporter -- The press set free -- A frame-up that fell down -- Conclusion -- A practical program -- Publisher's note.
Credits Richard Tonsing, MFR, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This book was produced from images made available by the HathiTrust Digital Library.)
Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Journalism -- United States
Subject Associated Press
Subject Press -- United States
Category Text
EBook-No. 64657
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Mar 1, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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