LUSKIN, JOHN, 1908-1988


Reporter, educator. Born– January 23, 1908, Valley Falls, N.Y. Parents– Michael H. and Mary (McMahon) Luskin. Married– Alice Rea, September 12, 1932.¬†Children–one. ¬†Education– A.B., Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., 1929; A.M., Harvard, 1932. Employed as a reporter and news editor for the New Haven Register, New Haven, Conn., 1933-1938; professor of journalism, University of Alabama, 1938-. The John Luskin Endowed Scholarship, “to promote the study of journalism” was established in his honor by the College of Communication and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama. Died September 11, 1988.


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Lippman, Liberty and the Press. University, Ala.; University of Alabama Press, 1972.