In 1903, Ida Tarbell was “the most famous woman in America.” How did this journalist research and write her balanced and compelling series on Standard Oil? How did she decide the storyline for her narrative about the power of this trust? How did she verify the accuracy of her reporting? What did she do that you can do to make your own writing so compelling that it is still respected after one hundred + years? We’ll use her actual reporting as an example, along with her memoir and letters on her method.