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William F. Woo

William F. Woo (1936-2006) was editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch from 1986 to 1996, when he was also a member of Eliot Chapel in Kirkwood, Missouri. He later taught journalism at Stanford University. A collection of his essays, Letters from the Editor: Lessons on Journalism and Life, was published posthumously (Univ. of Missouri Press, 2007).


The free press and free people
Journalists are involved in something essential to the concept of free people and a functioning and sustainable democracy.
By William F. Woo 11.1.04