Backstory: Behind the Bylines - Advocacy Journalism in America
This episode of Backstory tackles the sticky subject of advocacy journalism. Through the stories of two different reporters, listeners will hear about the tradition of advocacy journalism, consider the role of the reporter in society, and think about the concept of objectivity.
A full transcript of the episode can be found on the Backstory website. Each segment below includes analysis questions and prompts to draw connections to contemporary and historical issues.
Reports of Strange Fruit (2:15-22:30)
Fine Line to Report (23:15-30:20)
La Voz del Pueblo (30:39-42:30)
Is It All Relative? (42:55-46:30)
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