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Last week, we lost a leader, a sparkplug and a dear friend. Christine Moore spent the last 20 years of her life working for Pamplin Media Group. For much of that time, including right up until her … more
Jonathan Levine, publisher of the Pittsfield Gazette, passed away on Friday, June 11, after a brief battle with an aggressive cancer. A native of Pittsfield, Levine revived the school newspaper … more
Vance H. Trimble, a journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1960 for exposing rampant nepotism, hidden payrolls and financial self-dealing among members of Congress, died June 16 at his home in … more
Janet Malcolm, a longtime writer for The New Yorker who was known for her piercing judgments, her novel-like nonfiction and a provocative moral certainty that cast a cold eye on journalism and its practitioners, died on Wednesday in a hospital in Manhattan. She was 86. more
Scott C. Schurz, died Monday, May 24, in Belleair, Florida, surrounded by family and following a recent stroke. He was 85 years old. Schurz was chairman emeritus of Schurz Communications, Inc. Schurz … more
Bill Hartman, the longtime owner of the Fort Bend Herald, died Monday afternoon at a Sugar Land hospital. He was 79.Hartman, known more commonly by Herald readers as “BH” for authoring … more
Born on 10 May 1927, Kummer’s life in the printing industry seemed predetermined: in Wiesbaden, he attended the Gutenberg Gymnasium (grammar school), in Mainz the Johannes Gutenberg University, … more
Jim Klobuchar, an intrepid son of the Iron Range who with grace and puckish wit chronicled the lives of ordinary and fabled Minnesotans as a longtime columnist for the Star Tribune, died Wednesday at … more
Throughout her 35-year career as a sports writer at The Tribune-Democrat, Cory Isenberg covered events ranging from auto racing to hockey and everything in between. But high school sports and … more
Charles Strum, a longtime senior editor at The New York Times who earned a reputation for unflappability under deadline pressure in roles that included overseeing the paper’s nighttime news … more
Kakoli Bhattacharya, an Indian journalist who was a researcher, translator, news assistant and friend to Guardian correspondents for more than a decade, has died from Covid-19 in Delhi. Click here … more
Reese Erlich, a longtime Oakland resident whose journalism and activism helped shed light on conflicts and advocate for peace, died April 6 of prostate cancer. He was 73.According to The Progressive … more
Marjorie Parham, an accidental publisher who took control of the Cincinnati Herald after her husband’s death and for more than 30 years made the newspaper a guide star for the region’s … more
Born on April 25, 1928 to Robert Livingston Sterne and Edith Eisner Heymann in Philadelphia, Pa. Joe’s father worked in commercial real estate and his mother was a housemaker. Joe grew up in … more
For 32 years, Pat Howard wrote opinion columns for the Erie Times-News that left readers smiling, burning in anger or nodding their heads in agreement.Mostly, Howard just wanted to give readers … more
Wherever there was an event of importance to the Vietnamese community in Washington, Kim Pham was there, standing at the back of the room wearing his signature no-frills Sony camera around his … more
Tributes have been paid to Sarah Hughes, the Observer and Guardian journalist who has died from cancer.Hughes, a mother of two, was a hugely respected journalist whose work ranged from hard-hitting … more
Sharon Cohen, a matchless reporter who told American stories with great skill and compassion over more than four decades at The Associated Press, died Monday at her Chicago home. She was 68.At her … more
Paul Brock, a former public relations consultant, radio news broadcaster, movie producer and Democratic National Committee communications official who in 1975 was one of the principal organizers of … more
Pete Rosengren, the vice president of sales and digital strategies for the Daily Herald Media Group, died Sunday during a family vacation in Florida after he hurried into the Gulf of Mexico to help … more
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