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February 20, 1995
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Mary Ellen Robinson
"Journalists: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"
Sono Motoyama, editor of Baltimore's City Paper, will give a
talk entitled "Journalists: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," at The
Johns Hopkins University at noon on March 15.
Talk at Hopkins
The lecture is part of the Wednesday Noon Series, presented
by the university's Office of Special Events. All programs in
the series are held at noon in the Garrett Room of the Milton S.
Eisenhower Library, on the university's Homewood campus at 3400
N. Charles St. in Baltimore. Admission is free.
Motoyama was educated at Brown University and earned her
master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University Writing
Seminars, where she studied with John Barth, Edna O'Brien and
Stephen Dixon, among others.
She has worked at various publications and publishing houses
in New York, including The New Yorker, Interview, Entertainment
Weekly and The Nation. Motoyama has published articles in New
York Newsday, The San Francisco Examiner and Spy.
In 1993, Motoyama was hired as associate editor of City
Paper, a 17-year-old weekly with a circulation of more than
90,000. She was promoted to editor in 1994 and immediately began
to put her own mark on the city's alternative paper.
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