Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and dean of World Journalism Institute. He joined WORLD in 1992 and has also been a university professor and provost. He has written more than 20 books, including Reforming Journalism. Marvin resides with his wife, Susan, in Austin, Texas. Follow him on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

Resistance tactics

| Praising good information, respecting Obadiah journalists
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/11/01, 12:00 am

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Sounds of silence

| Bush initiative gets through the House, but what now?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/04/01, 12:00 am

Three negative stereotypes surround Washington participants and observers. Politicians are ready for unprincipled compromise at the drop of a bill. Journalists cynically view orators as liars or intellectual losers. Professors get upset when their theories enter the legislative sausage-grinder and emerge a mixture of horsemeat and pork.

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Rolling the Dice

| How a bill becomes a law, part one-WORLD's exclusive look at the House debate over President Bush's faith-based initiative
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 8/04/01, 12:00 am

Some conservative congressmen sighed when the House of Representatives on July 19 passed on a 233-198 vote H.R. 7, the legislative vehicle for President Bush's faith-based initiative. The bill, in their view, had been so weakened in the process of picking up some liberal votes that it was barely worth voting for, because it was unlikely to help the religious groups that Mr. Bush himself had praised the most.

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