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Charles Lewis, a former Washington bureau chief for The Associated Press and The Hearst Newspapers who tirelessly advocated for the release of AP journalist Terry Anderson from kidnappers in Lebanon, … more
Andrew M. “Andy” Ockershausen, a Washington-area broadcast executive who spent 27 years as general manager of WMAL radio, died March 17 in a hospital in Annapolis. He was 92.The cause was … more
Stephen Brown, the editor-in-chief of Politico Europe, died Thursday in Brussels, the publication said. He was 57. Brown’s death, from a heart attack, was announced to staff during an … more
Pablo Sánchez, at 75 and with long-standing health problems, was probably days or weeks from receiving a coronavirus vaccine. But he caught the virus before he found an appointment for a … more
It is with complete sorrow and sadness that I write of the passing of my former boss, colleague, mentor, friend and hero, Paul Reinhard.He died Saturday night after receiving hospice care in recent … more
Bob Ingle saw the future.In 1990, as the executive editor of the San Jose Mercury News, he wrote a prescient report to his boss, Knight Ridder executive Tony Ridder, about the direction the newspaper … more
David Ibata was a longtime Tribune reporter and editor who was a pioneer in the area of online journalism.Over a 26-year career at the paper, Ibata reported on real estate and transportation issues, … more
Brian Barger was an investigative journalist who edited and reported on Colombian drug cartels, covert operations of the CIA, international terrorism, money laundering, excessive levels of toxins in … more
Beloved journalist Marshall A. Latimore has died at 36 years old. The executive editor and chief content officer of The Atlanta Voice newspaper and member of the National Association of Black … more
Roger Mudd, a longtime CBS News political correspondent who reported on the Pentagon’s profligate spending, whose interview with Edward M. Kennedy ended the senator’s White House … more
Society of Editors founder Bob Satchwell, described as “one of the media’s greatest champions”, has died aged 73 after developing pneumonia and Covid-19. Satchwell founded the … more
Bill Beecham, a longtime bureau chief for The Associated Press in Salt Lake City who oversaw coverage of several major stories including the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart, has died. He was 79. He … more
Rush Limbaugh, the radio host who revolutionized conservative talk radio and became the medium's biggest and most influential star, is dead at the age of 70.His death was announced on his program by … more
James Ridgeway, a muckraking journalist who trained his investigative powers on the automotive and energy industries, far-right hate groups and the U.S. prison system, among other quarries that he … more
Albor Ruiz, a prominent Cuban-born journalist whose columns for The Daily News, El Diario and Al Dia News advocated for Latino immigrants and demanded that the United States lift its longstanding … more
Editor's Note: The following was submitted by Page County Newspapers.Evelyn Birkby passed away February 7 at the age of 101. She had been on a gentle glide path for several months, comfortable at the … more
Prominent pro football journalist Terez Paylor died suddenly at age 37, his fiancée said Tuesday.Ebony Reed, Paylor's longtime girlfriend and fiancée, said he will be dearly … more
Les Levine, a fixture on the Cleveland sports scene for more than five decades, died Feb. 3 after a protracted battle with diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, according to his family. He was … more
Back in the glory days of newsmagazines, the editors at Newsweek used to sit around and fantasize about their dream “doomsday” team — the clutch of journalists they would want on … more
Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was … more
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