Wake-Up Call
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Wake-Up Call

I Covered The Aftermath Of MLK’s Assassination. Here’s My Advice For Journalists Today.

Paul Delaney: “What you’re seeing is going to be in the history books… Act accordingly”

Paul Delaney (in glasses), pictured right with D.C. Mayor (in hat). Walter Washington. Courtesy: Paul Delaney

As a young Black reporter right out of journalism school in 1958, Paul Delaney was rejected by 50 newspapers. He finally found his first job at the Atlanta Daily World

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