David Greenberg

Rutgers University

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David Greenberg is Professor of History and of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University, and the author of Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency. A former contributing editor at the New Republic, he writes for several publications including Politico, Slate, the New York Times Book Review and the Op-Ed pages of the Los Angeles Times.

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