Chris Daly

Chris Daly

Boston University

A former Washington Post and Associated Press journalist, Chris Daly has been teaching courses in the history and techniques of journalism at Boston University for almost 25 years, He is the author of Covering America: A Narrative History of the Nation’s Journalism, as well as many scholarly and popular articles on the history of news. Professor Daly has appeared as an expert in the PBS American Masters documentary “Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People.” He writes at and contributes to the Washington Post series “Made by History.”

Professor Daly’s Recommended Reading

Covering America: A Narrative History of a Nation’s Journalism, by Christopher B. Daly

The Art of Fact: A Historical Anthology of Literary Journalism, eds. Kevin Kerrane and Ben Yagoda

A History of The Black Press, by Armistead Pride and Clint C. Wilson II

The Powers that Be, by David Halberstam

Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print and Power, by James McGrath Morris

The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst, by David Nasaw