Category: American freelance journalists

Alexander Zaitchik

Alexander Zaitchik is an American freelance journalist who has written for The Nation , Salon , The New Republic , The New York Observer , Rolling Stone , Mother Jones , Foreign Policy , the International Herald Tribune , Wired , the San Francisco Chronicle , and The Believer . He has-beens are staff of the New York Press , the eXile in Moscow, and founded the online magazine Freezerbox (1998-2008) and year alternative newspaper in the Czech Republic, the Prague Pill . Continue reading “Alexander Zaitchik”

Frank Manly Thorn

Frank Manly Thorn (December 7, 1836 – April 14, 1907) was an American lawyer , politician , government official, essayist , journalist , humorist , and inventor . He served as the sixth Superintendent of the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey . The first non-scientist to hold that position, he guided the Coast and Geodetic Survey through a critical period of reform following the exposure of improprieties under his predecessor, and he defended it from being abolished or diminished by its critics. Continue reading “Frank Manly Thorn”

Andrea Stone

Andrea Stone is a graduate of CUNY Graduate School of Journalism . Prior to taking this position in February 2015, she was an American freelance journalist for National Geographic, Smithsonian, the Washington Post and other outlets. In 2013, as senior executive producer for digital, she helped launch the website of Al Jazeera America . Before that she was senior national correspondent for The Huffington Post , which she left in November 2012. Previously, she was senior Washington correspondent for AOL News. [1] Stone was a long-time correspondent for USA Today, [2] where she covered national and foreign news, politics, Congress and the Pentagon. Continue reading “Andrea Stone”

George Seldes

Henry George Seldes [3] ( / s ɛ l d ə s / SEL -dəs ; [yy] [4] November 16, 1890 – July 2, 1995) Was an American investigative journalist , foreign match , editor, author, and Media critic best known for the publication of the newsletter In Fact from 1940 to 1950. He was an investigative reporter– what the early 20th century called a muckraker . Like them he used his journalism to fight injustice and justify reform. But the public mood had changed, and the demand for muckraking was much weaker on the part of the readership. His career, According to historian Helen Fordham, demonstrates that those who crusaded too vehemently crossed a line and appeared to violate new standards of impartiality and objectivity. His work was often criticized as too radical. [5] Continue reading “George Seldes”

Curt Sampson

Curt Sampson (born January 29, 1952) is an American non-fiction writer and freelance journalist. He is best known for his 1996 biography and New York Times bestseller Hogan published in 1996, [1] the story of one of the most important and notable athletes of the 20th century and his New York Times bestseller The Masters: Golf, Money, and Power in Augusta, Georgia published in 1998. [2]

Sampson co-authored George Karl’s memoir, Furious George , in 2017. [3] [4] It was Sampson’s second book about basketball. [5] Continue reading “Curt Sampson”