Michael Gartner

Wednesday, September 27, 2000

Michael Gartner, the former editor and co-owner of
The Daily Tribune in Ames, Iowa, is
ombudsman for Brill’s Content
magazine and owner of the Iowa Cubs. Over the years, he has been page-one
editor of The Wall Street Journal;
editor and president of The Des Moines
; general news executive of Gannett Co. and
USA TODAY; editor of the
Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky.;
and president of NBC News. In 1997, he won the Pulitzer Prize (Editorial
Writing). He is a past president of the American Society of Newspaper Editors
and on the board of trustees of the First Amendment Center at Vanderbilt
University and the board of advisers The Freedom Forum’s