Modern Journalists

Ellis Cose is a contributing editor (since 1993) for Newsweek magazine. Cose is a former chairman of the editorial board of The New York Daily News and began his journalism career as a weekly columnist for The Chicago Sun-Times. At the age of 19 he was the youngest editorial page columnist ever employed by a major Chicago daily. He is the author of several books including the best selling, The Rage of a Privileged Class, A Man's World, A Nation of Strangers, and Color-Blind. A Chicago native, Cose is a graduate of the University of Illinois (Chicago) and holds a master's degree in Science, Technology, and Public Policy from George Washington University.