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Paul Janensch
Media Commentator

Paul Janensch, a news professional for 35 years, is an associate professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. He comments on the news media for WNPR Connecticut Public Radio and the Connecticut Post of Bridgeport. He served as the top editor of The Courier-Journal in Louisville, Ky., the Rockland Journal News in Nyack, N.Y., and the Telegram & Gazette in Worcester, Mass. As a reporter, he covered crime in Chicago, the Vietnam debate in Congress and civil-rights marches in the South. He was a newspaper consultant in Russia and has lectured on the American media in China. He holds a BA in philosophy from Georgetown and an MS in journalism from Columbia. He and his wife Gail live in Rowayton, Conn., and have three grown children and one grandchild.