Political journalists earn civility award

Posted on October 30, 2012 by


Allegheny College in Pennsylvania pioneered a program which rewards those in public life who display civility.  While it’s unfortunate that the state of public discourse is such that civility has become worthy of special attention, the college’s commitment is admirable. Here’s the way it was described on the university website earlier this year: (David Brooks is pictured on the home page, Mark Shields on this page) .

President James H. Mullen Jr. of Allegheny College, one of the nation’s oldest liberal-arts colleges, today honored political journalists and commentators