Andrew Ferguson

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This article is about the American journalist. For the Scottish footballer, see Andy Ferguson.

Andrew Ferguson (born June 28, 1956) is an American journalist and author.

He is senior editor of The Weekly Standard and a columnist for Bloomberg News[1] based in Washington, D.C..[2]

Before joining the Standard at its founding in 1995, he was senior editor at the Washingtonian magazine. He has been a columnist for Fortune, TV Guide, and Forbes FYI, and a contributing editor to Time magazine. He has also written for The New Yorker, New York, The New Republic, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and other publications.[3]

In 1992, he was a White House speechwriter for President George H. W. Bush.[4]

A collection of his essays, Fools' Names, Fools' Faces, was published by Atlantic Monthly Press in 1996, and Land of Lincoln was published released by Grove/Atlantic in 2007. His work has appeared in several anthologies.[3]



  1. ^ Andrew Ferguson, "Five Best" Laughter That Lasts: Some humor doesn't age well, but these American classics remain funny beyond compare Archived September 30, 2007, at the Wayback Machine., 2006-12-02, accessed 2006-12-03
  2. ^ "Andrew Ferguson – Columnist for Bloomberg News Press Releases Archived September 28, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.", Bachelor Media, accessed December 3, 2006
  3. ^ a b "Andrew Ferguson," at the, accessed 2006-12-03
  4. ^ Andrew Ferguson, "Virginia's Jim Webb Joins Strange Bedfellows," Bloomberg News, 2006-11-14, accessed 2006-12-03

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