Last updated on: 10/7/2016 | Author: ProCon.org

Howard Fineman, MS, JD Biography

Title:
Global Editorial Director at The Huffington Post
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“There are many things you can call the legislation assembled by President Obama and his band of dogged Democrats. It’s historic, if for no other reason than it effectively makes health care for all a civil right.”

“‘Socialism,’ Chicago Style: Why Industry Quietly Loves Health Care Reform,” Newsweek, Mar. 26, 2010

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Global Editorial Director, The Huffington Post
  • Analyst, NBC News
  • Analyst, MSNBC
  • Former Senior Washington Correspondent, Newsweek
  • Former Columnist, “Living Poiltics,” Newsweek
  • Recipient, Alumni Award, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, 2006
  • Recipient, National Magazine Award for General Excellence, 2003
  • Recipient, Page One Award, Headliners Club of New York
  • Recipient, Silver Gavel, American Bar Association
  • Recipient, Deadline Club, Society of Professional Journalists
  • Regular panelist, PBS Washington Week in Review, 1983-1995
  • Regular panelist, CNN Capital Gang Sunday, 1995-1998
  • Former journalist, Courier-Journal
Education:
  • JD, Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
  • MS, Journalism, Columbia University
  • AB, Phi Beta Kappa, Colgate College
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Are the 2010 health care reform laws socialist?