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Episode Info: Paul Kleyman is the Director of the Ethnic Elders Newsbeat at New America Media (NAM), a division of Pacific News Service reaching 60 million ethnic audience members in the United States. From 1988 through 2008, he was the editor of Aging Today, a newspaper of the American Society on Aging. He co-founded and is National Coordinator of the Journalists Network on Generations and edits its e-newsletter, Generations Beat Online. He is also an invited blogger for The Huffington Post. The author of Senior Power: Growing Old Rebelliously (1974), Paul Kleyman's work on the generations beat is detailed in Turning Silver Into Gold. The 2004 report, "Reinventing Aging," from the Harvard University School of Public Health, notes that he is “widely regarded as the leading journalist on the U.S. age beat.” He received the 2009 Distinguished Service to Journalism Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, Northern California and won a health-journalism fellowship from the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism in 2010. In 2002, he testified before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging on the topics ageism in the media. As both a journalist and media critic, Paul has written extensively on the coverage of issues in aging. He has recently contributed chapters to Longevity Rules and The Elderly: Current Controversies. He has served as an educator on the journalism of aging, and collaborated in 2010 and 2011 with the Gerontological Society of America to create the MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellowship Program. WEBSITE  
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