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Favorite Columnists to read

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by NQLBLQ, Jun 10, 2008.


    NQLBLQ Member

    Based on the return of Rick Reilly, I figured it would be fun to exchange favorite columnists to read. National, local, dead, alive, blogger, whatever...

    I love Jim Murray and Shirley Povich. I know that probably makes me sound old.
  2. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    There's gotta be about 1,000 threads already created for this topic. I'm too lazy to find them, though.
  3. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    We just did a best college-town columnists thread a few months ago.
  4. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    As opposed to the favorite columnists we don't read?

    NQLBLQ Member

    Sorry, the last list I saw was a few years back.
  6. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    What about the lower-case columnists? They work just as hard.
  7. pseudo

    pseudo Well-Known Member

    Look harder, young paduan: Best national columnists?

    Seeking out the earlier threads wouldn't be a bad thing, either. Some of those mentioned might have changed addresses since then, but they didn't forget how to write. And if you enjoy reading work from true craftsmen such as Murray and Povich, do whatever you must to get your hands on a copy of "What A Time It Was".
  8. dargan

    dargan Active Member

    John Kelso, Austin American-Statesman
    Terrence Moore, AJC
    Buck Harvey, SA Express-News

    Just to name a few.
  9. sgaleadfoot

    sgaleadfoot Member

    David Poole, Monte Dutton and David Cariavello.
  10. Berry Tramel, Oklahoman.

    He's the best in the geographic area between the Kansas City Star and the Dallas Morning News -- and his kingdom may actually go farther south than that.
  11. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    harvey araton, ny times
    mike vaccaro, ny post

    papers at both ends of the spectrum. vac's waaaay too thoughtful for that rag.
  12. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Shirley Povich
    William Gildea
    Mike Wise
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