Public Editor #1
The Collected Columns (with Reflections, Reconsiderations, and Even a Few Retractions) of the First Ombudsman
By Daniel Okrent
(PublicAffairs, Paperback, 9781586484392, 304pp.)
Publication Date: March 1, 2008
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The wise and witty columns of The New York Times's first Public Editor, along with a report from him of his time at the paper, are indispensable for anyone who cares about how journalism is practiced
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.