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Episode 172: Scandal Sells: The Rise of the American Exposé

podcast Aug 24, 2022

Today on the Sharon Says So Podcast we are going to switch gears a bit. We’ve been talking about first ladies and the many people who were closely acquainted with the founding fathers. But what did the rest of the country know about the events and actions happening in the capital city? Where did they get their news? It should come as no surprise to you that political bias and tabloid sensationalism in American media grew right alongside the new nation. Let’s see how journalists affected the political atmosphere of the new nation.

 

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