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.

Throw the book at us, please

| By today's establishment standards, WORLD must be judged unethical
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 6/14/97, 12:00 am

As our cover story shows, Zondervan and the International Bible Society, under pressure from the Southern Baptists and Focus on the Family, have come a long way. However, many questions remain.

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Fundies need not apply

| Academic bigotry is just another front in the culture war
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/31/97, 12:00 am

Blacklisting." a senior in the journalism history course I teach at the University of Texas did not know who U.S. Grant was, but she knew all about the dreaded "McCarthy era," that time in those dismal 1950s when sweet, kind Hollywood screenwriters on the left had trouble getting jobs.

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Work without faith is dead

| Publicity surrounding the volunteer summit missed the point
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/17/97, 12:00 am

Two weeks ago reporters presented two sides of the story concerning the Clinton/Powell summit on volunteerism. One side, emphasizing Philadelphia's brotherly love, was summit-gung-ho; the other, noting that good vibrations cannot make up for government welfare reductions, was summit-scornful.

The problem, however, is that there was a third side, and it was not heard.

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