Ohio University president grants tenure to controversial journalism professor

The Post | Inside Higher Ed
Roderick McDavis overturned the decision of Scripps College of Communication Dean Greg Shepherd and rejected the recommendation of E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Director Tom Hodson when he granted tenure to Bill Reader (left). Some claim the journalism prof has a "bullying, disrespectful and volatile" demeanor. || Related story.
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  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.


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