FORA.tv Speaker - Stuart Loory
Stuart Loory is the first holder of the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. He is also editor of the IPI Global Journalist, formerly IPI Report, the journal of the International Press Institute, as well as the moderator of a half-hour weekly radio program, "Global Journalist" for KBIA-FM in Columbia, Missouri.
During the Winter 2004 semester Professor Loory served as a visiting professor at Moscow State University as part of the Missouri/Moscow State Curriculum Reform Project and during the Winter 2003 semester as a visiting professor in the Missouri School of Journalism's London Program.
Before coming to the University in 1997, Loory worked for TBS/CNN from October, 1980, to March, 1997, as CNN vice president and Washington managing editor, Moscow correspondent and executive producer, among other positions.
Before joining TBS/CNN, Loory spent 28 years in the newspaper business. Among his positions were Moscow bureau chief for the New York Herald Tribune and White House correspondent for the Los Angeles Times during the last years of Lyndon Johnson and the first two of Richard Nixon. He was a member of the Nixon enemies list. He was later managing editor of the Chicago Sun Times where he supervised several award-winning investigative reporting series.
He is co-author with David Kraslow of The Secret Search for Peace in Vietnam, a prize-winning investigation of President Johnson's efforts to settle the Vietnam War through negotiation; and author of Defeated: Inside America's Military Machine, published by Random House in 1973.
From 1973 to 1975, Loory was the first Kiplinger Professor of Public Affairs Reporting at Ohio State University.
06.26.07 | 01:12:51 min
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