Richard N. Winfield

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Richard N. Winfield "is chair of the Fund for Peace and teaches media law at the law schools of Columbia University and Fordham University. He serves of counsel in the international law firm of Clifford Chance, where he engaged in a communications and commercial litigation practice, with emphasis on First Amendment litigation, and served for three decades as general counsel of the Associated Press. Mr. Winfield served as Assistant Counsel to the Governor of New York, Special Counsel to the New York State Public Employment Relations Board and Co-Counsel to the Governor's Committee on Public Employee Relations. He served as a U.S. naval officer for four years, and taught European history and U.S. diplomatic history at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He leads the media reform programs sponsored by the American Bar Association/Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative in a number of former Soviet bloc nations. Mr. Winfield is a cofounder and treasurer of the International Senior Lawyers Project. Mr. Winfield is a graduate of Villanova University and Georgetown University Law Center.“ [1]also see

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  1. Advisory Council, Center on International Media Assistance, accessed November 28, 2007.