Title IX: Gregory N. Stone (The Day Paper) Author Signing

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Title IX: A Bookstore presents an author signing with Gregory N. Stone for the book The Day Paper.


The Day Paper book coverAbout the Book

The book is a narrative history of The Day, of New London, CT, a daily newspaper in southern New England that has preserved its independence from newspaper chains through a trust created by its owner, Theodore Bodenwein, in 1938. The book brings to life not only the history and inner workings of a small local newspaper but the story of a downcast old New England city's struggle to renew itself after the decline of its whaling industry. It traces the rags to riches life of Theodore Bodenwein, one of the few publisher's in the history of American journalism who was able to transmit his newspaper and its values to future generations intact.

About the Author

Greg Stone retired in 2007 as deputy editorial page editor of The Day after a 41-year career in journalism. He is a graduate of Tufts University and the School of Public Communication at Boston University. He began work at The Day in 1966. He has also worked at the Associated Press and United press International and was an adjunct professor in journalism at the University of Connecticut from 2002 until 2020. An award-winning journalist, he was the 1991 recipient of the Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship, given each year by the Society of Professional Journalists to an outstanding American editorial writer. He is a 2004 recipient of the Yankee Quill Award for a lifetime contribution toward excellence in journalism in New England. The award is bestowed annually by the Academy of New England Journalists, and considered the highest individual honor awarded by fellow journalists in the region.

Saturday, July 9, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Title IX: A Bookstore
345 State Street
New London, CT 06320