|Rare Book & Manuscript Library|
At a Glance
The handbooks and policies are not arranged.
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
You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.
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.
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.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
2016.2017.M058: Source of acquisition--Richard Wald. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--10/7/2016.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers processed, ptl 10/12/2016.
2016-10-13 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
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.