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A Yellow Journalist

Miriam Michelson (1870-1942)

1. 01 - The Pollexfen Story
2. 02 - Honors Are Easy
3. 03 - The Pencil Will
4. 04 - The Fascination of Fan-Tan
5. 05 - In Chy Fong's Restaurant
6. 06 - That List of Bassett's
7. 07 - The Legion of Honor
8. 08 - Hanged at the Yardarm
9. 09 - A Way Out
10. 10 - A Dream Trousseau
11. 11 - The Act of a Thug
12. 12 - The Ex-City Editors' Club
13. 13 - A Boss, a Respected Proprietor, and a Whipping Boy
14. 14 - Some Japanese Prints

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Rhoda Massey is a young, sharp reporter for a daily newspaper in San Francisco. After proving herself an astute and fearless investigator on her first big story, she spends most of her waking hours running down leads and doing (almost) anything it takes to produce headline grabbing tales and to be the first one to do so. She must compete with her male colleagues where she works but also with those from other newspapers. Rhoda discovers it useful to be pretty and small in stature (great for eavesdropping from tight and unusual locations) but it's her shrewd mind and her nose for news that propel her to pursue stories in dangerous places and, sometimes, from dangerous characters. Just how far is she prepared to go as a ‘yellow’ journalist who wants the truth and at what price to her integrity? Then there’s the respected and handsome reporter, Ted Thompson, from a rival newspaper. Will he have a place in Rhoda’s life?



- A Yellow Journalist

Well narrated throughout, story ordinary and as previously mentioned has stereo typical characters, but worth a listen.