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Doug Underwood

Doug Underwood is Professor of Communication at the University of Washington, USA. He teaches in the areas of journalism and literature, media and religion, media ethics and management, and trauma and journalism. He is the author of four books, including Chronicling Trauma: Journalists and Writers on Violence and Loss (2011), Journalism and the Novel: Truth and Fiction, 1700-2000 (2008), and When MBAs Rule the Newsroom: How the Marketers and Managers Are Reshaping Today's Media (1993). His 2002 book, From Yahweh to Yahoo!: The Religious Roots of the Secular Press won a 2003 Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR). He is a former political and investigative reporter for The Seattle Times, the Gannett News Service's Washington, D.C. bureau, and the Lansing State Journal.


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The Undeclared War between Journalism and Fiction
Journalists as Genre Benders in Literary History

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When Tom Wolfe declared that 'new' journalism had surpassed the novel as the most vital form of literature, he set off a rivalry that Norman Mailer, the...
Doug Underwood

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