American journalist known for his investigative articles which were collectively posted being a book called The Pity of the Metropolitan areas. He was known for revealing government problem and being truly a supporter of communism. He went to the College or university of California and afterwards studied overseas in France and Germany. At onetime, he was an editor for McClure’s mag. He was created in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, California and passed on in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. He and Ida Tarbell had been both early “muckrakers”, journalists who subjected government corruption.