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James Boylan

James Boylan is professor emeritus at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he taught journalism and history from 1979 to 1991. He was previously a member of the journalism faculty at Columbia (1957-1979), and was the founding editor of the Columbia Journalism Review. He is also the author of Pulitzer’s School: Columbia University’s School of Journalism, 1903-2003, has edited an anthology drawn from Pulitzer's New York World, and was a Pulitzer Prize juror.

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