Antonyms for muckraking

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : muhk-reyk
Phonetic Transcription : ˈmʌkˌreɪk

Definition of muckraking

  • As in slander : noun scandalous remark
  • As in character assassination : noun attack someone's reputation
  • As in detraction : noun misrepresentation; slander
  • As in investigate : verb check into thoroughly
  • As in slander : verb make a scandalous remark
  • As in campaign : verb attempt to win political election
Example sentences :
  • The muckraking added to it aroused a spirit against all success in business, whether the methods pursued were honest or not.
  • Extract from : « Ethics in Service » by William Howard Taft
  • Muckraking was just beginning in those days, and a prying reformer came to live for a while at the Greasy Spoon.
  • Extract from : « The Iron Puddler » by James J. Davis
  • The popular printed magazines in America had their heydey in the muckraking period about ten years ago.
  • Extract from : « The Photoplay » by Hugo Mnsterberg
  • I wish I'd had all the facts about who this red-haired female Machiavelli was—what a piece of muckraking it would have made!
  • Extract from : « The Silent Bullet » by Arthur B. Reeve
  • Muckraking began with the exposure of vice; men like Heney, Lindsey, Folk founded their reputations on the fight against it.
  • Extract from : « A Preface to Politics » by Walter Lippmann
  • One, however, was sent to the Eastern magazine which had dispatched our muckraking hero to the Golden Gate.
  • Extract from : « The Native Son » by Inez Haynes Irwin
  • The time had come, he added, to stop "muckraking" and proceed to the constructive work of removing the abuses that had grown up.
  • Extract from : « History of the United States » by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • Then it went daffy over the muckraking magazine exposures, and threw out all the proprietary copy.
  • Extract from : « The Clarion » by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • It needn't be a muckraking paper, need it, forever smelling out something rotten, and exploiting it in big headlines?
  • Extract from : « The Clarion » by Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • I don't believe young Mr. Surtaine will have enough money left to indulge in the luxury of muckraking, after that.
  • Extract from : « The Clarion » by Samuel Hopkins Adams

Synonyms for muckraking

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