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Categories: Progressive Era in the United States, Political metaphors referring to people, Journalism occupations, Investigative journalism, Harv and Sfn template errors
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muckraker  mudslinger  Muckrakers  Muchracker  Muck-racking
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One who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage) WordNet 3.0
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One who spreads real or alleged scandal about another (usually for political advantage) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The muckrakers were reform-minded journalists, writers, and photographers in the Progressive Era in the United States who claimed to expose corruption and wrongdoing in established institutions, often through sensationalist publications. Wikipedia
One who casts aspersions or insults; especially a political candidate who makes negative statements about the opposition. Wiktionary
One who casts aspersions. Wiktionary (translation)
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