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David Greising '82 Embraces "Alternative Way to Do Good Journalism"

November 24, 2009

David Greising.jpgNovember 24, 2009, Greencastle, Ind. — In the newspaper industry, "The business trends aren't friendly, and I understand the need that management felt to change gears and try something different," David Greising tells the New York Times. Greising, an award-winning journalist and 1982 graduate of DePauw University, recently left the Chicago Tribune to join the upstart, Internet-based Chicago News Cooperative.

Greising, who is seen in a photo accompanying the Times' story, adds, "This new work isn't about trying to get even with anybody. It's about creating an alternative way to do good journalism."

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The editor of The DePauw while an undergraduate and the former Atlanta bureau chief for Business Week magazine, Greising is the author of I'd Like the World to Buy a Coke: The Life and Leadership of Roberto Goizueta and co-authored Brokers, Bagmen and Moles: Fraud and Corruption in the Chicago Futures Market. Greising and his wife, Cynthia Hedges Greising '82, collaborated on the children's book, Toys Everywhere!.

In 2006, David Greising won the Peter Lisagor Award for Exemplary Journalism. Learn more in this previous story.

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