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Article

Publication Date

6-18-2017

Abstract

In these days when Watergate is being discussed anew, some journalism professors remember that time as an inspiration for their profession. “I grew up on stories about journalism and civil rights and became fascinated. That was also the Watergate era, which influenced many journalists of my generation, so I was very interested in journalism, although my family, like many families, tried to discourage me. But that’s where the roots of my interest really took hold.”

That is how Professor Andrea Gabor explains how she became interested in journalism. This Chicago native went on to obtain a master’s in journalism from Columbia University and is today a Bloomberg Professor in the Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions in the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences at Baruch College, CUNY.

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