From Village Boy to Global Citizen

From Village Boy to Global Citizen

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From Village Boy to Global Citizen (Volume 1): The Journey of a Journalist is the first of an autobiographical trilogy that tells the story of a rustic lad born and raised in the southern tip of the British colony of Ceylon (now independent Sri Lanka) but left his country at the age of 26 on a geographical qconquestq of the world that turned him metaphorically into a global citizen. Starting his professional career as a journalist for the Daily News, Ceylon's premier English-language daily, he became a journalism teacher at the age of 32, when he received a doctorate in mass communication. However, he continued practicing journalism as a free-lancer throughout his teaching career in Malaysia, Australia and the United States. Volume 1 unfolds the transition of the author's life from a village kid to a global journalist and educator. It dramatizes the obstacles he had to overcome, as well as the support he received from his benefactors, in the transition.I took up the challenge and started writing my journey of a journalist series of autobiographical essays, although I did not ... I began to make capital out of the ideas that entered my mind to expand my essays and write a longer autobiography, anbsp;...

Title:From Village Boy to Global Citizen
Author:Shelton Gunaratne
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2012-09-01


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