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Articles with keyword "journalism"

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The Sage and the Self-Promoter

Emerson's oratory ignites the imagination of the young journalist Walt Whitman.

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A “Mad, Hulking Carnival” of American Life

Breaking some of the rules made Tom Wolfe a better observer.

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Remembering Mary Lou Beatty

"Try again"

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn

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Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

The misfit journalist felt at home in the marginalized world he wrote about.

 

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Liebling's War

A. J. Liebling’s World War II journalism climbed to great literary heights, even as it stayed close to the ground.

Cartoon showing Pegler charging racketeers with a pen

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Who Was Westbrook Pegler?

The original right-wing takedown artist