Roldo Bartimole: A Modern-Day Muckraker
From 1968 to 2000, iconoclastic journalist Roldo Bartimole rocked the boat in Cleveland politics with his biweekly newsletter, Point of Viəw. Roldo left the conventional journalism world at the age of thirty-five, because as he said it was "impossible for me to remain a neutral observer." For 32 years, Point of View served as Cleveland's conscience, exposing "... not only the machinations of Cleveland's ruling class - the politicians, the corporations, the real estate interests, the fourth estate - but also the city's charities, foundations and labor unions.".
Professional journalist turned pioneering citizen journalist, Roldo Bartimole continues to speak truth to power. We at Cleveland Memory are proud to offer a permanent and freely accessible repository for this important work, and for his subsequent writings.
Read Full Text Online: Roldo's Writings
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