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Harry Eugene Goodwin

Harry Eugene Goodwin, American journalist, educator. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross; recipient Outstanding Teacher award Amoco Foundation, 1980.

Background

  • Goodwin, Harry Eugene was born on December 19, 1922 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States. Son of Harry Lars and Mary Ellen (James) Goodwin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Iowa, 1946. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1947.

    Career

    • Editor The Daily Iowan, Iowa City, 1946-1947. Copy editor Baltimore Sun, 1947-1948. Writer Associated Press, Baltimore, 1948-1950.

      Columnist, reporter Washington Star, 1950-1957. Director, professor School Journalism, Pennsylvania State University, 1957-1969, professor journalism, 1969-1985, professor emeritus, since 1985. Correspondent Southeast division Bowls magazine, since 1990.

    Works

    • Author: Groping for Ethics in Journalism, 1983 (Frank Luther Mott-Kappa Tau Alpha award 1984), 2nd edition, 1987, 3rd edition (with R.F. Smith), 1994. Member editorial board Massachusetts Committee Review, 1978-1987, Journal Mass Media Ethics, 1985-1991.

    Membership

    Board directors Mellet Fund for a Free and Responsible Press, 1967-1984, president, 1976-1984. Admissions committee member Washington Journalism Center, 1968-1978. Trustee 1st Unitarian Church Orlando, 1991-1994.

    1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, World World War World War II. Member Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (chairman division mass communications and society 1966-1967), Society Professional Journalists, American Lawn Bowls Association (Southeast representative national council since 1995), Omicron Delta Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Jean Prudhon, July 3, 1943. Children: Geri, Gibson Eugene, Susan, Michael Jay.
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    Born December 19, 1922
    • 1946
      University Iowa
    • 1947
      University Iowa
    • 1946 - 1947
      Editor The Daily Iowan
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
    • 1947 - 1948
      copy editor Baltimore Sun
    • 1948 - 1950
      writer, Associated Press
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1950 - 1957
      columnist
    • 1957 - 1969
      director, School Journalism
    • 1957 - 1969
      professor, School Journalism
    • 1990
      correspondent Southeast division Bowls magazine
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