The Acrimonious Young

Hough, Henry Beetle
July 1942
Saturday Evening Post;7/4/1942, Vol. 215 Issue 1, p84
The author looks at the intolerant attitude of a young reporter towards gathering news stories. The reporter failed to fulfill his assignment to interview an old man because he believed that the stories he heard from him were dull and commonplace. The reporter felt no connection to service club of men he was ordered to meet. The young journalist refused to live in a fascist world.


Related Articles

  • Why ruin a good story? Leo, John // U.S. News & World Report;05/05/97, Vol. 122 Issue 17, p17 

    Opinion. Focuses on the differences between bias and the framing of issues in the newsroom culture. Examples including stories dealing with Ellen DeGeneres, angry white males, church burnings and others; Reporters who are keenly aware of the conventional narrative line on most controversial...

  • Impact of Invetigative Stories.  // Nieman Reports;Fall99, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p23 

    Presents the views of journalists in a conference that reveals the impact of their investigative stories. Result of the probe on jail system conducted by Loretta Tofani; Details on Susan Kelleher's report on infertility doctors; Information on the investigation of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

  • Newspapers and religion coverage. Fitzgerald, Mark // Editor & Publisher;6/17/95, Vol. 128 Issue 24, p12 

    Reports on the findings of the study by the University of Rochester's religion department about newspaper journalists' view of religion. Religion as a handy definition; Religious conflict as journalists' favorite theme; Reporting on religious sects.

  • Tourists in Fantasy Land. Blair, Tim // Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/9/2000, Issue 40, p71 

    Offers commentary on the stereotypes of Australia generated by journalists and particularly, the United States media. View that coverage of the Olympic Games in Sydney, New South Wales revealed the divide between how Australians think of themselves and how Americans perceive them.

  • Mining the news. Marty, Martin E. // Christian Century;04/11/2001, Vol. 118 Issue 12, p31 

    Talks about news reporting. Key to the success of a weekly column; Attitude of columnists toward news gathering; Overview of a sample news report from the `Quad-City Times' newspaper.

  • LACK OF TRAINING IS TOP COMPLAINT.  // Quill;Jun2002, Vol. 90 Issue 5, p7 

    Reports on the results of a survey conducted by the Council of Presidents of National Journalism Organizations on the complaints of working journalists in April 2002. Number of journalists and news executives who participated in the survey; Complaint raised by survey participants; Factor which...

  • Is the reporter befuddled or confrontational? Mullich, Joe // Business Journal (Central New York);11/12/99, Vol. 13 Issue 45, p31 

    Deals with interviews by reporters. Distinction between interviewing styles of the television and the print reporter; Tendency of reporters to bellow questions and seek for glaring reactions; Interest of print reporter on issues and context.

  • The Men's Club. MEAD, MONICA // North & South;Apr2012, Issue 313, p26 

    The article offers information on the Waimea Men's Shed, which opened in September 2011 and was inspired by the Canterbury Men's Group and Menz Shed Aotearoa, a network of sheds across the North and South Islands. The club is open for older men giving them a place where they can feel useful in a...

  • Aging men offer their perspectives on spirituality.  // Brown University Long-Term Care Quality Letter;3/25/96, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p7 

    Reports on a study about the views of aging men on spirituality. Belief in a supreme being and an afterlife; Religious affiliations of sample; Major focus of life.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics