Tina Baker is a broadcaster and journalist and a leading British soap opera and TV critic. She has featured on many TV programmes such as, Coronation Street Secrets, The Good Soap Guide, How Soaps Changed the World, Big Brother's Big Mouth, and The Top 100 TV Christmas Crackers. She is well known as the soap expert on the morning television programme GMTV and is member of the judging panel on the annual British Soap Awards. Tina worked as a presenter/reporter on TV-am in the 1980s.
William Walsh (1663–1708) was an English poet and critic, son of Joseph Walsh of Abberley Hall, Worcestershire. He entered Wadham College, Oxford, as a gentleman commoner in 1678. Leaving the university without a degree, he settled in his native county, and was returned MP for Worcestershire in 1698, 1701 and 1702. In 1705 he sat for Richmond, Yorkshire.
William H. Tucker is a professor of psychology at Rutgers University and the author of several books critical of race science. Tucker received his bachelor's degree from Bates College in 1967, and his master's and doctorate from Princeton University. He joined the faculty at Rutgers University in 1970 and has been there since. Tucker was a Psychometric Fellow for three years at Princeton, a position subsidized by Educational Testing Service.
Joe Queenan (born November 3, 1950) is a humorist, critic and author from Philadelphia who graduated from Saint Joseph's University. He has written for numerous publications, such as Spy Magazine, TV Guide, Movieline, The Guardian and the New York Times Book Review.
Dilip Purushottam Chitre (17 September 1938 – 10 December 2009) was one of the foremost Indian writers and critics to emerge in the post Independence India. Apart from being a very important bilingual writer, writing in Marathi and English, he was also a painter and filmmaker.
Arnold Lionel Haskell (19 July 1903, London - 14 November 1980, Bath) was a British dance critic who founded the Camargo Society in 1930, and Sadler's Wells Ballet School in 1947. He became fascinated by ballet when his mother prevailed on him to come with her to see the thirteen year old Alicia Markova at Seraphine Astafieva's studio in Chelsea.
Syed Dildar Ali commonly known as Prof. Dr. Farman Fatehpuri, SI, (b. 1926) is the eminent Urdu linguist, researcher, writer, critic and scholar of Pakistan. He is widely regarded as the supreme living authority on life and work of Ghalib - the greatest ever Urdu poet. He has the credit of penning more than 300 scholarly articles, 600 book reviews, and 400 editorials to Nigar.
Dr. Aslam Farrukhi, PP, (b. 1923) is a noted Urdu author, critic, poet, linguist, scholar and broadcaster of Pakistan. He is also known for children's writings. He remained associated as Professor and Chairman with Department of Urdu, University of Karachi for many years.
Sadayoshi Fukuda was a Japanese social philosopher and critic. Fukuda was the pseudonym of Yukiari Segawa (瀬川 行有), born on 6 April 1917. He studied philosophy at Hosei University (Tokyo), graduating in 1940. In 1944 he was sent to Halmahera; he returned to Japan in 1946. Two years later he started teaching philosophy at his old university, where he would stay until 1970. Thereafter he supported himself by his writing.
Gerald L. Early is an American essayist and American culture critic. He is currently the Merle Kling Professor of Modern letters, of English, African studies, African American studies, American culture studies, and Director, Center for Joint Projects in the Humanities and Social Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. He also served as a consultant on Ken Burns' documentary films Baseball and Jazz and and The War.
Makoto Ueda is an editor and architecture critic. After graduating in French literature from Waseda University, Ueda worked as an editor of architectural magazines, notably as chief editor of Toshi Jūtaku.
Kyle Smith is an American critic, novelist and essayist. He is a staff film critic for the New York Post. His film reviewing style has been called "an exercise in hilarious hostility" by Entertainment Weekly. He has also contributed to The Wall Street Journal, People magazine, New York magazine, The New York Times, and The Weekly Standard.
Jonathan Gold is a food critic who currently writes for LA Weekly and used to write for Gourmet magazine. In 2007 he became the first such critic to win the Pulitzer Prize. He is also a regular on KCRW's Good Food radio program. Gold often chooses small, ethnic restaurants for his reviews, although he covers all types of cuisine. A collection of his articles can be found in his book, Counter Intelligence: Where to Eat in the Real Los Angeles.
Moinuddin Aqeel (b. June 25, 1946) is an author, critic and linguist being an outstanding scholar of Urdu literature and Linguistics from Pakistan, who served the University of Karachi as Professor and Chairman of Urdu department. He also remained Director of the Bureau of Composition, Compilation and Translation, University of Karachi. Besides University of Karachi, Dr.
Peter Imre is one of the richest businessmen in Romania and is also a restaurant critic. He frequently writes in Ziarul Financiar (The Financial Newspaper), and is currently the Director of Corporate Affairs for Philip Morris in Romania. He is married to Marina Melescanu.
Richard C. Cook (born October 20, 1946) is a former U.S. federal government analyst, who was instrumental in exposing White House cover-ups regarding the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster of 1986. As a witness to the incident and a participant in the subsequent investigations, Cook provided key documents to The New York Times and testified before the Rogers Commission. In 1990, he received the Cavallo Foundation Award for Moral Courage in Business and Government for his testimony.
Presently, a professor of Comparative Literature, Critical Theory and Translation at Damascus University, Abdul Nabi Isstaif was educated at the University of Damascus and St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford (where he received his D. Phil. in comparative criticism in 1983). A specialist in modern Arabic literature and criticism with special reference to Western influences, Professor Isstaif has taught at the University of Oxford (U.