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Steve Hunt, president, publisher, and editor of the Daily Press who helped shape Southern California sports and news coverage during a 45-year newspaper career, died Tuesday. He was 64. Hunt died at his Apple Valley home of complications from … more
Some 30 years ago, a Globe investigative reporter wondered how tough he should be in a story about corrupt judges, and sought guidance from Gerry O’Neill, editor of the Spotlight Team. “Write it so it scares you,” Mr. O’Neill said. Fine … more
Eugene C. Dorsey, a respected former publisher of the Democrat and Chronicle and president of the Gannett Foundation who called the Rochester area home for nearly 50 years, has died at the age of 92. Mr. Dorsey, a resident of Penfield, died … more
The Citizen Tribune lost one of its original employees and the Lakeway Area lost a great friend Saturday. Don Cunningham, longtime circulation director for the Citizen Tribune, died Saturday following a lengthy illness. He was 78. Read more more
Phil Blanchard, an editor for several newspapers — including the Times Union and the Schenectady Gazette — and websites for more than five decades, died on Aug. 16 at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. The cause was cancer.Read more more
When riots broke out in Los Angeles in the spring of 1992, few local reporters covering the historical unrest were able to interview the Koreans whose neighborhoods were suddenly besieged by violence. They couldn’t speak the language.Read more more
Carol Stark, editor of The Joplin Globe, who died Wednesday at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis after a long battle with cancer, was remembered by friends and co-workers for her professionalism, warmth and humor. Stark, 61, was recent past … more
For nearly 40 years, whether it was at the Delaware County Daily Times’ office in Chester or in Primos, visitors to the sports department were often greeted by the friendly face and warm hospitality of one Robert Dean Franklin, known … more
Her admirers too numerous to count and her influence on this city as deep and profound as that of any elected official, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lois Wille was a trailblazer of immense talent, fortitude and considerable charm. She worked for … more
Wesley Pruden, an ink-stained newspaperman who rose from a teenage copyboy in Arkansas to pugnacious columnist and editor in chief at the Washington Times, where he helped make the news­paper a favorite of conservatives, died July 17 at his home in … more
Anyone who knew Dave Condren would tell you he was one of the funniest people they had ever met. So it's no surprise to learn that he made sure his wit would outlive him. Mr. Condren, a longtime newspaper reporter who worked at four of the region's … more
Chris Kupferer, 56, of Lower Gwynedd Township, a copy editor at The Inquirer for almost a quarter of a century, was found dead Friday, July 5, at his home. After Mr. Kupferer did not report for work Friday, Lower Gwynedd police officers went to … more
Neil Westergaard, the former longtime editor of the Denver Business Journal who also led The Denver Post as the newspaper surpassed the Rocky Mountain News in total daily and Sunday circulation in the 1990s, died Sunday night. He was 67.Read more more
Bob Sudyk, a former Courant sports columnist and Northeast Magazine writer, died Friday at the age of 85 in Cleveland. Sudyk joined the Courant in September 1981 after 25 years with the Cleveland Press, where he wrote about business, medicine and … more
When Guy Reynolds was at his best, he was a creative force—a gifted photographer with a quirky eye. As a Dallas Morning News photo editor and as a visual artist, he captured the odd beauty in the world.  Read more more
Dispatch Statehouse reporter Jim Siegel died Tuesday at age 46. Well-liked and well-respected by colleagues, competitors and those he covered, Siegel was hailed by top state officials. “Fran and I are so sorry to learn of the death of Jim … more
Former Times-News publisher George Fain Jr.—the last in a line of family members to oversee the newspaper business—died last week. He was 74. Fain died from an extended illness on May 30 at the John F Keever Solace Center in Asheville.Read more more
Le Anne Schreiber, who became the first woman to run a major American daily newspaper’s sports section when The New York Times appointed her to that position in 1978, died on Friday at a hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She was 73. The cause was … more
Tony Horwitz, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who wrote acclaimed nonfiction books that explored the Confederate cultural legacy in the South, the voyages of Capt. James Cook, and the author’s own comical and sometimes harrowing journeys … more
In an era when newsrooms were often shadowed by sarcasm and cynicism, Robert J. Herguth was a genial gentleman. As reporter, feature writer and columnist for both the Chicago Daily News and the Sun-Times, Herguth delighted readers and colleagues for … more
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