Обложка книги Telling Others What To Think: Recollections Of A Pundit (Politics@media)

Telling Others What To Think: Recollections Of A Pundit (Politics@media)


ISBN: 0807130338;
Издательство: Louisiana State University Press
Страниц: 245

Book DescriptionA Pulitzer Prize?winning editorialist and a former syndicated columnist, Edwin M. Yoder Jr. spent forty years as a newspaper journalist. Telling Others What to Think, he writes, is about "an education in its broadest sense," the experiences and personal influences that formed him. Yoder became a full-time editorial writer at the early age of twenty-four, and he traces his aptitude for punditry to the southern storytelling tradition, a long family heritage of scholars and schoolteachers, and his father?s being "opinionated"?in the better sense of that word. Journalism, Yoder says, was a way to be a writer and still put bread on the table, and throughout his career, he would excel as a prose craftsman. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill?where he edited the Daily Tar Heel?he studied at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar and then returned to his home state, a place celebrated for lively newspaper editorial...

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