Tuchman, Gaye Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Person

Dates

  • 1943-02-04 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • Tuchman, Gaye

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  • Biography/Historical Note

    Gaye Tuchman (born 1943) is an American sociologist. She is a professor emerita of sociology at the University of Connecticut. Tuchman is best known for her 1978 book, Making News: A Study in the Construction of Reality, about the sociology of news production. She is a past president of the Eastern Sociological Society. e earned an undergraduate degree in English and American Literature from Brandeis University in 1964.She went on to earn master's (1967) and doctorate (1969) degrees in sociology, also from Brandeis.