Public Editor #1 : The Collected Columns (with Reflections, Reconsiderations, and Even a Few Retractions) of the First Ombudsman of the "New York Times"
From December 2003 to May 2005, Daniel Okrent served as The New York Times first Public Editor, a position created following the newspapers Jayson Blair scandal and the tumultuous reign and resignation of Howell Raines as Executive Editor. Now, collected, amended, and assessed by Okrent here are the complete columns of his rocky and illuminating eighteen months along with an evaluation of the entire experience; its ups and downs and what he thinks he got right and got wrong.
- Paperback | 304 pages
- 129.54 x 198.12 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
- 03 Mar 2008
- INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
- New York, United States
About Daniel Okrent
Before his appointment as the Times's first public editor, Daniel Okrent served in a number of prominent positions in magazine publishing, among them editor-at-large of Time Inc., managing editor of Life, and editor of New England Monthly. He is the author of four books, most recently Great Fortune: The Epic of Rockefeller Center, which was a finalist for the 2003 Pulitzer Prize in history. Okrent lives in New York and on Cape Cod with his wife, poet Rebecca Okrent.