Friday, November 15, 2019

“I think being a liberal, in the true sense, is being nondoctrinaire, nondogmatic, non-committed to a cause – but examining each case on its merits. Being left of center is another thing; it’s a political position. I think most newspapermen by definition have to be liberal; if they’re not liberal, by my definition of it, then they can hardly be good newspapermen. If they’re preordained dogmatists for a cause, then they can’t be very good journalists; that is, if they carry it into their journalism.”

— Walter Cronkite in a Playboy interview, 1973


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Tres Savage
Editor in Chief & Co-Owner

Rosemary Meacham-Zittel

Ashiq Zaman

NonDoc history

  • NonDoc Media launched Sept. 1, 2015.
  • Founder Andrew Rice sold NonDoc to his editors July 1, 2016.
  • Rosemary Meacham-Zittell and Ashiq Zaman joined the company in 2016.
  • Longtime managing editor Josh McBee stepped away from NonDoc to pursue other interests Feb. 1, 2019.

NonDoc awards

In May 2018, the Oklahoma chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists honored NonDoc with five awards for content published during 2017. In May 2019, NonDoc won eight more Oklahoma SPJ awards, including “Best Website” for the second year in a row.

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