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Radio shock jock Don Imus, one of the early pioneers of his genre, died Friday less than two years after retiring, according to a family statement given to NBC New York. He was 79.Read more more
William Greider, a reporter, editor and popular author who examined the United States, its politics and its position in the world through an economic lens for four decades for The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, The Nation and other media outlets, … more
Shaun D. Mullen, 72, a blogger and author whose journalism career included two decades at the Philadelphia Daily News, was found dead Thursday, Dec. 12, at his home in East Stroudsburg, Pa. He died of natural causes, relatives said. Mr. Mullen … more
Karl E. Meyer, a longtime journalist for The Washington Post and New York Times who wrote about Fidel Castro’s rise to power in Cuba and later was the author of books about international relations, archaeology and the worldwide illicit trade in … more
Dan Savage, two-time publisher of the Waco Tribune-Herald and fan of the Oklahoma Sooners, Indian Motorcycles, the newspaper business and community building, died early Wednesday at his home in Bosqueville. He was 71. Savage, an Oklahoma native, … more
Philip E. Swift was born in Holden, Mo., on August 1, 1917.  He passed away at his home in La Quinta, Calif. on November 27, 2019 at the age of 102. He was reared on a farm near Olathe, Kan., and attended Moonlight grade school, a country school … more
Robert Miller, the charmingly gruff business columnist whose remarkable nearly 64-year career at The Dallas Morning News spanned the Oak Cliff tornado of 1957, the Kennedy assassination and Dallas’ rebirth as a major city, died Saturday in Dallas. … more
George Feifer, who chronicled mushroom hunting, ballet, prostitution, black-market sweetmeats and other fixtures of daily life in the Soviet Union, and who drew on his own encounters with Russian intellectuals and a fuming KGB agent for a pair of … more
Bill Lyon, a literate, sensitive, and affable Midwesterner who endeared himself to this cynical Northeastern city during more than three decades as a must-read Inquirer sports columnist, died Sunday at the Marple Township facility where he’d … more
Jane Bryant, a pioneering journalist who served as one of Oklahoma's first female daily newspaper editors, died Sunday, Nov. 10 in Norman. She was 85. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5 at St. John’s Episcopal Church where … more
Alan Hagman, a veteran Los Angeles Times photographer who captured defining Southern California images with his camera and as an editor relied on a skilled eye to tell stories from Seattle to Singapore with powerful and arresting pictures, has died … more
Joseph F. Barletta passed away of natural causes on October 28, 2019 at his home in Napa, California. He was 83 years old. Born in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania on October 1, 1936, he would go on to become one of the most important media executives of … more
Ray Jenkins, a former Evening Sun editorial page editor and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who was a press aide to President Jimmy Carter, died Thursday from heart failure at his Guilford home. He was 89. “Ray was a fine Southern gentleman … more
Mal Applegate, a former Journal & Courier publisher who took the paper from afternoons to morning publication and played an instrumental role in starting Leadership Lafayette, died Oct. 20, according to his obituary. He was 83. Applegate, whose … more
Award-winning Associated Press reporter Kathryn Johnson, the only journalist allowed inside Martin Luther King Jr.’s home the day he was assassinated in 1968, has passed away at the age of 93 in Atlanta. The AP called Johnson "a trailblazing … more
Tributes have been paid to the Scottish journalist and author Deborah Orr, who has died aged 57. The former Guardian and Independent writer's death was confirmed over the weekend by her family. After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010, … more
Houston Harriman Harte was a longtime media executive who drove the growth of several Texas TV stations and newspapers, including the San Antonio Express-News. He was an avid pilot and devoted husband of nearly seven decades. Relatives said Harte … more
Paul Ingrassia, an author and Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who placed readers in the boardrooms and executive suites of the nation’s automotive industry and put many of its leaders under scrutiny, died on Monday in Naples, Fla. He was 69. His … more
Lee Salem, 73, of Leawood, Kan., passed away on September 2, 2019. He was born on July 21, 1946, and lived his early years in Boston, Mass., before moving to Portsmouth, N.H. Lee moved to the Kansas City area to attend and ultimately graduate from … more
Leslie H. Gelb, who covered government and world affairs as a correspondent, editor and columnist for The New York Times, died Saturday. He was 82. Gelb’s wife, Judith, told the newspaper he died at a New York hospital of renal failure brought on … more
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