Adjunct Instructor of Journalism & Public Policy

Media Columnist, The Washington Post

she/her/hers

Office

135 Sanford Building

margaret.sullivan@duke.edu

margaret.sullivan@duke.edu

Sulliview

Margaret Sullivan is the Washington Post’s media columnist and the former public editor of the New York Times. A native of Buffalo, New York, she began her career as a summer intern at the Buffalo News and rose to be the first woman to serve as the paper’s top editor. Her first book, “Ghosting the News: Local Journalism and the Crisis of American Democracy” was published in July, 2020. She is a former member of the Pulitzer Prize board, the mother of a son and a daughter, and an avid tennis player. She lives in New York City.

Courses
  • PJMS 371, PUBPOL 371, ETHICS 259, DOCST 371, RIGHTS 371 News as a Moral Battleground (Spring 2021)
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