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Ivan G. Goldman's Writings

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Jul.16.2012
COLUMBIA JOURNALISM REVIEW
For one reporter, getting to the top wasn’t enoughBy Ivan G. GoldmanOne day in 1971 when I was twenty-eight years old a hot apricot pit fell into my lap. It flipped out of my dessert saucer as I ate lunch with my bosses Ben Bradlee, executive editor of The Washington Post, and its now-deceased publisher, Katharine Graham. I was the goalpost, so to speak, and...
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Jan.23.2012
Columbia Journalism Review
  My story about the alien spore of Golden Boy Promotions eating the brain of Ring magazine, a triumph of capitalism over sport, is now online & fully accessible to all at the Columbia Journalism Review site. Here are the first few paragraphs, followed by a link to the entire article.  Let’s get two things straight. One, last September I was fired...
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Apr.10.2009
COLUMBIA JOURNALISM REVIEW
By Goldman, Ivan G.   Columbia Journalism Review • Jan-Feb, 2005 • First Person One day in 1971 when I was twenty-eight years old a hot apricot pit fell into my lap. It flipped out of my dessert saucer as I ate lunch with my bosses Ben Bradlee, executive editor of The Washington Post, and its now-deceased publisher, Katharine Graham. I was the goalpost, so...