Fearless Female Journalists

Fearless Female Journalists

by Joy Crysdale

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ISBN-13: 9781897187715
Publisher: Second Story Press
Publication date: 04/01/2010
Series: Women's Hall of Fame Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 9 - 13 Years

About the Author

Joy Crysdale is an educator and award-winning journalist who worked at the CBC and at CTV Television for more than twenty years as a producer, executive producer and program director for a specialty channel. She is the author of Fearless Female Journalists. Joy is now a professor of journalism at Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto, Ontario.

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TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
This book contains short, interesting biographies of important women who have a place in history, but whom you may have missed. Women like Nellie Bly pretended to be insane to write about the conditions in New York 's notorious mental institution - "The Woman's Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell's Island." Or Margaret Bourke-White, whose photos of the holocaust were used as evidence against Nazi leaders after the war. All of the women journalists fought for what they believe in and took enormous risks. FEARLESS FEMALE JOURNALISTS covers women from different parts of the world, past and present, who help shape the world by giving a voice to important issues like the holocaust, women's roles in society, the Taliban, cancer, and more.