Undaunted muckraker

Kraker, Dan
October 2006
High Country News;10/2/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 18, p7
The article features Marley Shebala, an American journalist in Navajo . She stared as the first news director of KTNN, Navajo's radio station. As she continues her tradition of muckraking at the "Navajo Times," has led to the downfall and even an imprisonment of Peter MacDonald in 1989. In less than ten years, tribal President Albert Hale was forcibly taken out from the position after Shebala broke the story concerning the official's affair with his secretary. Her works also have helped introduce the importance of freedom of press, to the Navajo Nation Council.


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