TITLE

Polemics With A Satisfying Zap

AUTHOR(S)
Griffith, Thomas
PUB. DATE
January 1979
SOURCE
Time;1/22/1979, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the writing technique of the "New York Times" newspaper columnist William Safire. He was hired by "Time" magazine to offset its liberal tilt in pundits. It states that the has managed to get away from the fixed-ideology trap. It notes that he has learned to combine reporting with denouncing. Safire is known to have fascination with words that are plain, sharp and evasive.
ACCESSION #
53523905

 

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