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Doyle McManus
Doyle Daniel McManus
Born 1955[citation needed]
Occupation journalist and author
Family brothers[citation needed] Reed McManus, an editor at the Sierra Club Magazine,[1] & Chris McManus
Spouse(s) Paula Copeland McManus
Children 3 adult daughters
Ethnicity Irish
Religious belief(s) Roman Catholic
Notable credit(s) Los Angeles Times, PBS's Washington Week, CBS's Face the Nation, NPR's Weekend Edition

Doyle McManus (born approximately 1952)[2] is an American journalist, columnist (for the Los Angeles Times),[3][4] who appears often on Public Broadcasting Service's Washington Week.[5][6]

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Early life

Doyle D. McManus is the son of Lois Doyle and the late James R. McManus, a San Francisco, California advertising executive.[7]

He earned an A.B. in history at Stanford University in 1974, and was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Brussels.[2][8][9]

Career

As an undergraduate, McManus worked on the Stanford Daily.

He was a foreign correspondent for three years at the United Press International, beginning in Brussels.

He joined the L.A. Times in 1978, reporting from Los Angeles, the Middle East, Central America, New York. He transferred to the Times's Washington, D.C., bureau in 1983, where he covered the U.S. State Department, and White House. He succeeded Jack Nelson as bureau chief in 1996.[5][6] After thirteen years as bureau chief, he reportedly told colleagues that he had "long ago asked for a new assignment."[10] In November, 2008, the financially troubled Tribune Company made him a columnist when it closed the L.A. Times's bureau in favor of a single Washington bureau for all its newspapers.[4]

Mr. McManus has written for Foreign Policy, Time, Sports Illustrated, and the London Daily Express. He appears regularly on the PBS commentary program Washington Week.

He has covered every presidential election since 1984. In the 2004 election he gave televised opinions on the truth of campaign claims by both sides.[11] In January, 2008, he was a moderator at Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama's presidential primary debate in Los Angeles.[12]

In 2009 his newspaper jumped ahead of the media pack's coverage of the Obama administration's first one hundred days, with articles about its first ninety days.[3]

Memberships & Awards

Bibliography

Personal

He and his wife reside in Bethesda, Maryland.[5][6]

Notes

  1. ^ "About Us". Sierra Magazine. San Francisco: Sierra Club. http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/aboutus/default.aspx#staff. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Doyle McManus". Notable Names Database. http://www.nndb.com/people/475/000108151/. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  3. ^ a b Kurtz, Howard (2009-04-28). "For the Media, 100-Days Story Represents the Perfect Swarm". Washington Post: pp. C1, C6. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/04/27/AR2009042703573.html. Retrieved 2009-04-28. ""We are slaves to news pegs," says Doyle McManus, a columnist for the Los Angeles Times, which scooped the world by starting its pieces 10 days early. "Since it's an arbitrary number," he says, "who's to say Day 90 isn't just as important?" McManus looked up the story he published on George W. Bush's 100th day in office, when he credited the new president with "preaching a conciliatory message" and quoted a scholar as praising the administration's "astonishing professionalism." That experience, says McManus, was "sobering."" 
  4. ^ a b Strupp, Joe (November 7, 2008). "'L.A. Times' D.C. Bureau Chief McManus Becomes Columnist". Editor & Publisher (Nielsen Business Media). http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC?vrsn=149&dcoll=iac&locID=chan86036&frmml=1&c=1&ste=41&docNum=A188862699. Retrieved April 29, 2009. "Los Angeles Times Washington Bureau Chief Doyle McManus is leaving his post to become a Times Op-Ed columnist, the paper revealed in a release today."  Document Number: A188862699.
  5. ^ a b c Ratnesar, Romesh (July August 1998). "On the Job with Doyle McManus". Stanford Magazine (Stanford Alumni Association). http://www.stanfordalumni.org/news/magazine/1998/julaug/lsjournal/on_the_job.html. Retrieved 2008-09-10. 
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Washington Week . Doyle McManus". Public Broadcasting Service. http://www.pbs.org/weta/washingtonweek/aroundthetable/mcmanus.html. Retrieved 2008-09-10. 
  7. ^ "MCMANUS, James R.". San Francisco Chronicle: p. Z-99. 2008-08-10. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/08/10/MNMCMANUSJ26.DTL&hw=rafael&sn=051&sc=079. Retrieved 2008-09-10. 
  8. ^ a b "FSI Stanford Advisory Board - FSI Stanford". Stanford University. http://fsi.stanford.edu/docs/advisory_board/. Retrieved 2008-09-07. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g "Speaker Bios, UCLA Burkle Center". University of California, Los Angeles. http://www.international.ucla.edu/burkle/roguestates/article.asp?parentID=87391. Retrieved 2008-09-10. 
  10. ^ Kurtz, Howard (2008-01-29). "Media Notes". Washington Post: pp. C1, C4. 
  11. ^ Paula Zahn Now (New York, NY: CNN). October 19, 2004. http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0410/19/pzn.01.html. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  12. ^ "Transcript: Democratic Debate in Los Angeles". New York Times. Federal News Service. January 31, 2008. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/31/us/politics/31text-debate.html?_r=1&oref=login. Retrieved April 29, 2009. "
    PARTICIPANTS: SENATOR HILLARY CLINTON SENATOR BARACK OBAMA
    MODERATORS: Wolf Blitzer, CNN ANCHOR DOYLE MCMANUS, WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF, LOS ANGELES TIMES JEANNE CUMMINGS, SENIOR CORRESPONDENT, POLITICO.COM
    LOCATION: Kodak Theatre, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA"
     
  13. ^ "Hoover Institution - Media Fellows". Hoover Institution. http://www.hoover.org/bios/mediafellows?year=0000&c=y. Retrieved 2008-09-10. "The Edwards Media Fellows Program allows print and broadcast media professionals to spend time in residence at the Hoover Institution." 
  14. ^ "Philip Merrill College of Journalism". http://www.journalism.umd.edu/board.html. Retrieved 2008-09-10. 

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