Muckraker Political Cartoon
Updated: 2/25/2020
Muckraker Political Cartoon

Storyboard Text

  • Jacob Riis confronted corrupt businessmen
  • is there a problem sir
  • it seems the death rate in your tenant is one in ten 
  • He then used his newspaper to expose corruption in all aspects of business across NYC
  • And what are you going to do about that
  • It so happens that i recently bought my own newspaer just for this type of situation
  • Jacob Riis saved up money bought his own newspaper and started to investigate
  • Did you know that I bought and managed my own newspaper that outlined corruption happening in NYC
  • I was also one of the first users of flash photography
  • Jacob Riis was one of the first journalists to use flash photography 
  • Did you know because of my actions in investigative journalism I was one of the first original muckrakers.
  • Jacob Riis was one of the first examples of Muckraking in the United States
  • As a result of Jacob Riis and his work more reforms were made and corruption was more openly oppressed
  • My newspaper was the reason most people knew ho the otther half lived in NYC
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