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us: Downie, Leonard, Jr.

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    • us: Downie, Leonard, 1942-
    • us: Downie, Len, 1942-
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    • found: nuc89-87201: His The new muckrakers, 1978, c1976 (hdg. on CtW rept.: Downie, Leonard; usage: Leonard Downie)
    • found: LC data base, 5-25-90 (hdg.: Downie, Leonard)
    • found: The news about the news, 2002: CIP t.p. (Leonard Downie, Jr.) galley (has worked at Washington Post since 1964 as investigative reporter, foreign correspondent, asst. nat. ed., managing ed., and since 1991, executive ed.)
    • found: The rules of the game, 2009: ECIP t.p. (Leonard Downie, Jr.) galley (editor of the Wash. Post; his debut novel)
    • found: The news media, 2016: title page (Leonard Downie Jr.) back cover (Leonard Downie Jr. is Weil Family Professor of Journalism at Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism)
    • found: Wikiepdia, March 8, 2017 (Leonard Downie, Jr.; Leonard "Len" Downie, Jr. (born May 1, 1942), American journalist, was Executive Editor of The Washington Post from 1991-2008; he worked in the Post newsroom for 44 years as Executive Editor, Managing Editor, National Editor, London correspondent, Assistant Managing Editor for Metropolitan News, Deputy Metropolitan Editor, and as an award winning investigative and local reporter; Downie currently serves as Vice President At Large at the Washington Post Company, as Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, and as a member of several advisory boards associated with journalism and public affairs; Downie is the author of four nonfiction books: Justice Denied (1971), Mortgage on America (1974), The New Muckrakers (1976); and The News About the News: American Journalism in Peril (2002), co-authored with Robert G. Kaiser; Downie was also a major contributor to Ten Blocks from the White House: Anatomy of the Washington Riots of 1968; has written many newspaper and magazine articles; and co-authored "The Reconstruction of American Journalism," a major report on the state of the news media, published by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism; in 2009, Random House published his fiction debut, The Rules of the Game)
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    • PS3604.O944
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    • 1990-05-24: new
    • 2017-03-14: revised
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