Undaunted : how women changed American journalism /

"Undaunted is a representative history of the American women who surmounted every impediment put in their way to do journalism’s most valued work. From Margaret Fuller’s improbable success to the highly paid reporters of the mid-nineteenth century to the breakthrough investigative triumphs of N...

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Main Author: Kroeger, Brooke, 1949- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2023.
Edition:First edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part one: First wave, 1840s-1880s. The asterisk
  • The she lot
  • Part two: Experts, stunts, sobs, front pages, and Amazons, 1880s-1920s. The breakout
  • From Cuba to the Far East
  • New thought
  • Janus-faced
  • Part three: Global crises, 1930s-1940s. Practice war
  • Depressionistas
  • Home front
  • Sidebars
  • Part four: Advances and setbacks, 1950s-1970s. Bridges
  • Foment
  • Supernovas
  • Vietnam
  • Collective action
  • Star Power
  • Part five: Realignment, 1980s-1990s. Not quite
  • Power coupling
  • Moving up
  • Moving on
  • Part six: State of play, 2000s-early 2020s. Assessment
  • The more things change
  • Epilogue: #MeToo, you, too.