columnist columnist  /ˈkɑ ləm nəst/


  • (n) a journalist who writes editorials


  1. Library to feature author Cragin

    Playwright, columnist, and author Sally Cragin will be featured in Acton Memorial Library’s “Evening with Local Authors” program at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Fitchburg resident is the author of “The Astrological Elements” and “Astrology on the Cusp.’’ She was an award-winning columnist for the Boston Phoenix, and her arts reviews and features have appeared in The Boston Globe and Yankee magazine ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. WaPo Columnist: Criticism Of Obama’s Potentially Bloody, $100 Million African Safari ‘Misses The Point’

    Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus scolded critics of an upcoming African safari that President Barack Obama and his family were scheduled to take. Reports suggest that the first family have decided to scrap that trip because of both the costs, which could reach $100 million, and the fact that sniper teams would have had to put down a variety of threatening large mammals. Marcus said that ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Mediaite

  3. New Yorker columnist touched by pope's 'tolerance, humanity'

    In a recent blog, New Yorker magazine columnist Hendrik Hertzberg commented on Pope Francis' statements about salvation. As an atheist, he said, he was comforted by the expression of kindness in the pope's words.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

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  1. "Wow, I feel more like an advice columnist than a secretary of state today," Clinton said, drawing laughter from the audience.
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: ABC News

  2. "As a baseball writer, columnist and historian for more than 50 years, Jerome Holtzman was a beloved figure and made an incredible impact on the game," Commissioner Bud Selig said Monday in a statement.
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Bud Selig Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Buckley founded National Review magazine in 1955, hosted the television show "Firing Line from 1966 until 1999, and was a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and author. Though the cause of death is unknown, his assistant, Linda Bridges, said...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: John Boehner Source:

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