Andrew Ferguson (born June 28, 1956) is an American journalist and author.
|Born||June 28, 1956|
Ferguson was senior editor of The Weekly Standard, (defunct since December 2018), and a columnist for Bloomberg News based in Washington, D.C.. After the close of Weekly Standard, David Brooks called Ferguson "the greatest political writer of my generation."
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.
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.
- Fools' Names, Fools' Faces. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press. 1996. ISBN 0-87113-651-1.
- Land of Lincoln: Adventures in Abe's America. Atlantic Monthly Press. 2007. ISBN 978-0-87113-967-2.
- Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course on Getting His Kid into College. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2011. ISBN 978-1-4391-0121-6.
- "Andrew Ferguson on journalism, politics, and culture".
- 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
- "Andrew Ferguson – Columnist for Bloomberg News Press Releases Archived September 28, 2007, at the Wayback Machine", Bachelor Media, accessed December 3, 2006
- David Brooks, "Who Killed the Weekly Standard?"," New York Times, 2018-12-15, accessed 2018-12-18
- "Andrew Ferguson," at the WritersReps.com, accessed 2006-12-03
- Andrew Ferguson, "Virginia's Jim Webb Joins Strange Bedfellows," Bloomberg News, 2006-11-14, accessed 2006-12-03