Davis ‘Buzz’ Merritt

About Davis ‘Buzz’ Merritt

Davis “Buzz” Merritt is the author of “Knightfall: Knight Ridder and How the Erosion of Newspaper Journalism Is Putting Democracy at Risk,” published by Amacom in 2005. He wrote the book after he retired from Knight Ridder in January 1999. He worked in newspaper journalism for 46 years, 42 of them with Knight Ridder.