A job warranting more assassination attempts than the president of the United States exists in cities around the world.
The job? Editing a newspaper.
John R. Irby, a WSU clinical associate professor of communication, wrote a new book, Kill the Editor: The Often Bizarre Relationship with Readers, that chronicles 25 years of newspaper experience from the editor’s chair.
Irby collected personal stories and letters from readers for the bulk of the book’s material. The book highlights the emotions of all humans from a perspective the public never experiences: That of a professional journalist.
Leticia Gomez, editor for American Book Publishing, Irby’s publisher, said the book … » More …