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Ford Foundation - investigative reporting project - research notes, 1972

 File — Box: 25, Folder: 450

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From the Series:

Balk was involved administratively in a variety of journalism organizations, including the American Society of Magazine Editors, Overseas Press Club, and Society of Magazine Writers. He also participated in the formation of the National News Council, a non-profit media organization developed to handle journalistic complaints. In addition, he provided editorial assistance to Harper's during a tumultuous period, and also worked on a number of investigative projects for the Ford Foundation.


  • Creation: 1972


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The Alfred Balk papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 1 box at a time (Priority III).

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