Tag Archives: Brooke Kroeger

NOTICE: GIJN (Global Investigative Journalism Network) Guide to Undercover Reporting 2022

https://www.rnanews.eu/gijn-s-guide-to-undercover-reporting-289273.html GIJN’s Guide to Undercover Reporting   9 hours ago  17 Illustration: Smaranda Tolosano This guide was written by GIJN’s Resource Center director Nikolia Apostolou and GIJN reporter Rowan Philp. Editing was by Reed Richardson and Laura Dixon. Illustrations are by Smaranda … continue reading

PODCAST: TransAtlantic History Ramblings: Nellie Bly The Woman, the Legend with Award-Winning Author Brooke Kroeger

 

ARTICLE, PODCAST: ForbesWomen, Forbes.com and Green Connections and Radio: “From Dowdy to Dazzling: Lessons for Women Today from the Suffragists”

“To commemorate that centennial, this Women’s History Month, I sat down with one of the foremost chroniclers of the suffrage movement, Brooke Kroeger, to tell us how it happened and glean lessons for women today. ” continue reading

NOTICE: Brainpickings by Maria Popova “Nellie Bly Makes the News”

“Kroeger — who was moved by a biographical sketch of Bly she read when she was ten, then decided to write the first thorough, accurate biography of this inspiring but underappreciated role model when her own daughter turned ten — captures the animating force of Bly’s uncommon character. . . ” continue reading

NOTICE: “The 23-Year-Old Woman Who Pioneered Investigative Journalism” – The Atlantic

“Women had no status in journalism when she started working,” Brooke Kroeger, Bly’s biographer, says in the film. “They weren’t in the newsrooms … The only roles for women were as columnists writing about society, about gardens, about fashion, about food.” continue reading

NOTICE: Degrees of Separation in “A Woman’s Place” – The March 25, 2018 New York Times Sunday Book Review

March 24, 2018   My friend Nell Scovell has a new book out about the triumphs and travails of her life so far as a woman who writes TV comedy. Have you seen it?     The March 25, 2018 … continue reading

EVENT: Meet the Author But Better Yet Meet UN HeforShe Global Chief Elizabeth Nyamamaro – UN Bookshop – March 20, 2018

The opposition to involving men in a perceived women’s issue sounded very familiar—much like the reaction I received to the proposal for the Suffragents.(“Who cares what the men did?”) At UN Women, it was something like, “Why involve the men? This is a women’s issue.”

“I don’t have a way to verify this, but I’d conjecture with some confidence that if those conversations were being held now, in the midst of the surge of interest in women’s equality brought on by #MeToo, HeforShe and the Suffragents would be eliciting a very different reaction.” continue reading

EVENT: The Ecstasy Factor – Address to the NYU College of Arts and Science – Undergraduate Research Conference

“[Burton] cites encounters with beauty, art, music, love, orgasm, and exercise and the emotion-producer that is our subject today: Triumph, specifically, for our purposes, the triumphs that can come from engaging in a full and passionate commitment to an act of research.” continue reading