From media whore to media elite

According to Crain’s Chicago Business (registration required), yours truly is considered to be one of “Chicago’s media elite,” thanks to danieldrezner.com: By elite, we don’t mean the biggest bosses or the loudest voices. We mean the most important, the people who are the best at what they do, who decide what we read, hear and ...

By , a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
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According to Crain's Chicago Business (registration required), yours truly is considered to be one of "Chicago's media elite," thanks to danieldrezner.com:

By elite, we don't mean the biggest bosses or the loudest voices. We mean the most important, the people who are the best at what they do, who decide what we read, hear and watch. They're the ones who give Chicago its distinct place in the modern media.

Thanks to Stuart Luman for the write-up -- I particularly like the statement that since I started the blog, I've "gone from obscure egghead to renowned expert." I prefer the term, "renowned egghead," thank you very much. Oh, and readers are warily encouraged to proffer their opinion about whether the head shot clicked by Crain's photogrpher should replace the one currently greeting people at my home page:

According to Crain’s Chicago Business (registration required), yours truly is considered to be one of “Chicago’s media elite,” thanks to danieldrezner.com:

By elite, we don’t mean the biggest bosses or the loudest voices. We mean the most important, the people who are the best at what they do, who decide what we read, hear and watch. They’re the ones who give Chicago its distinct place in the modern media.

Thanks to Stuart Luman for the write-up — I particularly like the statement that since I started the blog, I’ve “gone from obscure egghead to renowned expert.” I prefer the term, “renowned egghead,” thank you very much. Oh, and readers are warily encouraged to proffer their opinion about whether the head shot clicked by Crain’s photogrpher should replace the one currently greeting people at my home page:

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[Glad to see you’re making your readers answer the tough questions–ed. Hey, I’ve got to worry about this s%$# now that I’m part of the media elite!!]

Daniel W. Drezner is a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he is the co-director of the Russia and Eurasia Program. Twitter: @dandrezner

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