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Richard Wald collection of newsroom ethics policies and handbooks, 1963-2014

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1810
Bib ID 12207248 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Wald, Richard
Title Richard Wald collection of newsroom ethics policies and handbooks, 1963-2014
Physical Description 1.25 linear feet (1.25 linear feet 1 record carton)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

The handbooks and policies are not arranged.

Description

Summary

A small collection of policy manuals and ethical guidelines produced by organizatiuons such as ABS news, CBS news, and The New York Times.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Richard Wald collection of newsroom ethics policies and handbooks; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed, ptl 10/12/2016.

Revision Description

2016-10-13 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Handbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Columbia University. School of Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalistic ethics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wald, Richard Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Richard Wald worked as a journalist and newspaper editor (the NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE). He made the move to television in the mid-1960s. He worked for NBC News for nine years, the final four as president. After a brief executive return to print at the Times-Mirror Company in Los Angeles, Wald joined ABC, where he displayed considerable durability as senior vice president of the network's news division. In this position, he oversaw the operations of such news programs as "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings""20/20""PrimeTime Live""Nightline" and "Good Morning America". He ended his distinguised career as Fred W. Friendly Professor of Professional Practice in Media Society Emeritus at Columbia University.