Melvin Mencher

About Melvin Mencher

Melvin Mencher, a 1953 Nieman Fellow, is professor emeritus at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. The 10th edition of his book, “News Reporting and Writing,” was published by McGraw Hill Higher Education in 2006.

Journalism Reflects Our Culture

By Opinion December 15, 2004

Journalism is no more in a survival mode today than it was 52 years ago when Louis Lyons and my Nieman classmates worried about how a compliant and objective press was helping Joe McCarthy savage the body politic. Attitude? … Read more