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Ida Tarbell - Intelligent, meticulous researcher, considered to be the first female investigative journalist. Credited with the downfall of the most powerful man in America at the time, John D. Rockefeller, and the break up of his Standard Oil monopoly by exposing ruthless company practices. Also famously authored an extensive biography of Lincoln.

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Ida Tarbell began her career as a journalist while doing graduate work in Paris, eventually becoming the editor of McClure's magazine. In 1900 she began researching Standard Oil, eventually exposing the unsavoury business practices and corruption on the pages of McClures, beginning the tradition of investigative journalism. She was referred to as a "muck raker", yet however much she disliked the term, it has stuck for journalists leaving no stone unturned for the truth (km).

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Ida Tarbell: 1857-1944; Ida Tarbell was an American teacher, author and journalist. She wrote many notable magazine series and biographies. She is best known for her 1904 book The History of the Standard Oil Company, which was listed as No. 5 in a 1999 list by New York University of the top 100 works of 20th-century American journalism. She depicted John D. Rockefeller as crabbed, miserly, money-grabbing, and viciously effective at monopolizing the oil trade.

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Ida Tarbell was a good writer but a bad feminist. Does it matter? #history #writers #quotes #feminism

Ida Tarbell 1857 - 1944 
REPORTER A series of articles by this pioneer of investigative journalism — one of the original muckrakers — drew public attention to unfair business practices at Standard Oil.

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Most people today don’t know who Ida Tarbell was. You may have come across her name in a journalism or politics class but, for someone who accomplished a lot despite the limits on women at the time, it’s surprising she isn’t remembered more. A lot of Ida’s approaches and choices reveal her industrious approach to her life and work. Here are 4 Entrepreneurial Lessons from Ida Tarbell...www.eazl.co

Ida Tarbell was an American teacher, author and journalist. She was one of the leading "muckrakers" of the progressive era. She wrote many notable magazine series and biographies and is best known for her 1904 book The History of the Standard Oil Company, which was listed as No. 5 by New York University of the top 100 works of 20th-century American journalism. She depicted John D. Rockefeller as crabbed, miserly, money-grabbing, and viciously effective at monopolizing the oil trade.

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Ida Tarbell 1857 - 1944 
REPORTER A series of articles by this pioneer of investigative journalism — one of the original muckrakers — drew public attention to unfair business practices at Standard Oil.

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Ida Tarbel - an American journalist best known for her pioneering investigative reporting that led to the breakup of the Standard Oil Company’s monopoly.

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