Fearless Female Journalists-ebook

By Joy Crysdale

Women's Hall Of Fame Series

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Ten inspirational biographies of women who risked everything – including their lives – to bring us the world’s stories. Whether reporting from the front lines or the anchor desk, they pushed the boundaries of print, radio, TV, and internet journalism. By reading about their lives we learn the history of modern journalism. From abolitionist Mary Ann Shadd and stunt reporter Nellie Bly to feminist Doris Anderson and pioneering photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White. On to TV legends Barbara Frum and Katie Couric – the first woman to be the solo anchor of a US network news desk – and sports reporter Pam Oliver. Learn about murdered Russian war correspondent Anna Politkovskaya, courageous Afghan journalist Farida Nekzad, and South African Thembi Ngubane, who recorded her own fight against AIDS. Their personal stories will inspire you as much as their intrepid journalism.

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Publication Date: April 1, 2010

Reading Age: 9 - 12

Product Format: E-book – EPUB

Pages: 128

ISBN: 978-1-926739-97-7

About the Author

Joy Crysdale

Joy Crysdale is an educator, an award-winning journalist, and the author of Fearless Female Journalists, named to the Amelia Bloomer Project's list of Best Feminist Books for Young Readers. She is a professor of journalism at Humber College in Toronto.
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