She established herself as a muckraker with a an expose that alleged...
[O]nline muckraker Matt Drudge modestly declared on MSNBC that the incident marked "the beginning of a second media century."
James Poniewozik -- Time, 2003 — Let’s Spin One For the Gipper -- http://www.time.com/time/columnist/poniewozik/article/0,9565,539195,00.html(retrieved 11/21/09)
The Wynand papers—that stronghold of yellow journalism, vulgarity, corruption and muckraking, that organized insult to public taste and decency, that intellectual underworld ruled by a man who has less conception of principles than a cannibal—the Wynand papers are the proper champions of Howard Roark, and Howard Roark is their rightful hero.
Ayn Rand -- The Fountainhead
Throughout the nation there arose a remarkable array of reformers, muckrakers and good-government movements, represented in the Senate by a new breed of idealists and independents, men of ability and statesmanship who would have ranked with the more famous names of an earlier day.
John F. Kennedy -- Profiles in Courage
He saw himself as a muckraking gadfly and had mortgaged his brownstone five times to keep The Phoenix going.