Verity, longtime Businessweek and computer journalist, is dead

Chris Roush

Chris Roush is the dean of the School of Communications at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. He was previously Walter E. Hussman Sr. Distinguished Professor in business journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. He is a former business journalist for Bloomberg News, Businessweek, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Tampa Tribune and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. He is the author of the leading business reporting textbook "Show me the Money: Writing Business and Economics Stories for Mass Communication" and "Thinking Things Over," a biography of former Wall Street Journal editor Vermont Royster.

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13 Responses

  1. Doug Harbrecht says:

    John and Bob Arnold set the standard for pioneering journalism about tech and innovation in the late 80s and early 90s. They were a great team.

  2. Edward Bride says:

    Farewell to a good buddy, jazz pal, fellow journalist, good talker, good listener. I’ll miss you, John.

  3. Jude Hayes says:

    I worked with John for seven years at BW. He was a gifted writer, so bright and well informed on just about everything…and loved to share what he knew. Condolences to his family.

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