Leonard Downie Jr. has been executive editor of The Washington Post since 1991, during which time its news sta ff has won twenty-five Pulitzer Prizes. His books include Justice Denied, The New Muckrakers, and The News About the News (with Robert G. Kaiser). He lives in Washington, D.C.
Leonard Downie Jr. is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (http://www.rhspeakers.com).
Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: February 4, 2003 Price: $14.95
Freedom of the press is a primary American value. Good journalism builds communities, arms citizens with important information, and serves as a public watchdog for civic, national, and global issues. But what happens when the news turns its back on its public role?
Leonard Downie Jr., executive editor of The Washington Post...
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