August 29, 2012
NEW YORK, Aug 29, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — The Wall Street Journal announced today the launch of a new blog from columnist Peggy Noonan (@PeggyNoonanNYC), in conjunction with the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. Ms. Noonan will be the sole contributor to the blog and write daily on a variety of political, cultural and personal subjects. Her blog will appear on WSJ.com in addition to her weekly column, “Declarations,” which appears online and in WSJ Weekend, the Journal’s weekend edition.
Ms. Noonan has written for the Journal since 2000. She is the author of eight books on American politics, history and culture, the most recent of which is “Patriotic Grace,” published in October 2008. She was a special assistant to President Ronald Reagan, and before that was a producer and writer at CBS News in New York.
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