Thursday, February 09, 2017

a word for the farm, a word for the world today


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Feb. 09, 2017

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\MUHK-reyk\
verb
1. to search for and expose real or alleged corruption, scandal, or the like, especially in politics.
Quotes
There will continue to be room, of course, for some kinds of traditional, thoroughly sourced reporting: exclusives, certainly. Investigations, certainly. that's something extra. Yahoo isn't in a position to muckrake.
-- Mitchell Stephens, "Beyond the News," Columbia Journalism Review, January/February 2007

2 comments:

Grey Horse Matters said...

Great word of the day. There's no shortage of muckraking going on at the farm or in the news.

billie said...

Exactly!