Other writers included Hutchins Hapgood, who at the Commercial Advertiser specialized in Bowery and ghetto characters, and later wrote Types from City Streets, which reflected upon the journalism of the 1890s and the Commercial Advertiser under Steffens ( Rischin 1967 includes some of his writing for the Commercial Advertiser); Carl Hovey, whose Commercial Advertiser stories Steffens commended for revealing political realities through effective human-interest description, and who became editor of Metropolitan magazine; and Norman Hapgood, the paper's drama critic and Hutchins's brother, who carried on a democratic theory of journalism at Collier's Weekly (see Marcaccio 1977, 51 and passim, on both brothers). See also Steffens's description of the paper's writers in his Autobiography ( 1931), 315-16.
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Publication information: Book title: A Sourcebook of American Literary Journalism:Representative Writers in an Emerging Genre. Contributors: Thomas B. Connery - Editor. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1992. Page number: 109.
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