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Historians in the News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies At 75

    A bestselling author and Emmy Award winner, Roberts was one of NPR's most recognizable voices and is considered one of a handful of pioneering female journalists who helped shape the public broadcaster's sound and culture at a time when few women held prominent roles in journalism.



  • A Review of Andrew Feffer's New Book "Bad Faith"

    by Robin Marie Averbeck

    In his new book, historian Andrew Feffer discusses the emergence of McCarthyism and our conception of liberalism with diligence and detail.



  • Fake Citations Kill Historian's Career

    Charles Armstrong, Korea Foundation Professor of Korean Studies in the Social Sciences at Columbia University, plagiarized parts of his award-winning book on North Korea.