Wayne Barrett

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Wayne Barrett
Image of Wayne Barrett taken in September 2007
Wayne Barrett in 2007
Born(1945-07-11)July 11, 1945
New Britain, Connecticut, U.S.
DiedJanuary 19, 2017(2017-01-19) (aged 71)
New York City, U.S.
SpouseFran Barret (until his death in 2017)

Wayne Barrett (July 11, 1945 – January 19, 2017) was an American journalist. He was[1] an investigative reporter and senior editor for the Village Voice for over 20 years. Barrett worked with the Nation Institute and contributor to Newsweek. He held degrees from St. Joseph's University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he served on the adjunct faculty for over thirty years.

Barrett wrote many articles and books about politicians, especially New York City figures such as Ed Koch, Donald Trump, and Rudy Giuliani.

Barrett died in Manhattan from lung cancer on January 19, 2017, aged 71.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Barrett, Wayne (January 8, 2011). "Bloomberg give us the cold shoulder", New York Post.
  2. Roberts, Sam (January 19, 2017). "Wayne Barrett, Fierce Muckraker at The Village Voice, Dies at 71". The New York Times.