Ellis Cose is the author of a dozen books on issues of national and international concern, including the best-selling The Rage of a Privileged Class. Cose is a widely respected journalist who has served as columnist and contributing editor of Newsweek, editor page chief for the New York Daily News, a fellow at the National Research Council/National Academy of Science, a fellow of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, a fellow of the Gannett Center for Media Studies at Columbia University, a fellow of the Center for Free Speech and Public Engagement of the University of California, and a contributor and columnist for numerous major publications, including USA Today and TIME. Cose has appeared on the Today Show, Nightline, Dateline, ABC Evening News, Good Morning America, PBS “Time to Choose” election special, Charlie Rose, CNN’s Talk Back Live, and a variety of other nationally televised and local programs. He lives in New York City.
His new book is called The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America.