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Pam Johnson, a former executive editor of Arizona’s largest newspaper, has died. She was 74.The Arizona Republic reported Thursday that Johnson died Jan. 20 in Overland Park, Kansas after a … more
Tom Gregory, a newspaperman for four decades, was a gruff editor who bestrode the newsroom like an emperor, wielding his pica pole – the ruler used to measure stories – like a scepter.He … more
Former publisher of The Sentinel, Wayne Powell, 83, died Thursday.Powell was a native of Rutledge, Alabama, and attended schools in Luverne, Alabama, before earning a degree in journalism from the … more
Bryan Monroe, a journalism professor and former CNNPolitics.com editor who once headed the National Association of Black Journalists and helped guide the Biloxi Sun Herald to a Pulitzer Prize for … more
Sheldon Adelson, who rose from selling newspapers on Boston street corners at age 12 to one of the most successful luxury resort developers, philanthropists and political influencers of his … more
Neil Sheehan, the Vietnam War correspondent and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who obtained the Pentagon Papers for The New York Times, leading the government for the first time in American history to … more
Longtime newsman and true-crime author Ed Taggert’s love of life, learning and journalism were contagious.Taggert, retired managing editor of the Reading Eagle and Reading Times, encouraged his … more
Virginia Ellis, a pioneering woman journalist who made her mark in Tallahassee’s capital press corps in an era of widespread corruption, has died of a stroke at her home in California. She was … more
Virginia Ellis, a trailblazing journalist whose government accountability reporting spanned four decades and culminated in award-winning Los Angeles Times reporting on secret diversions of public … more
We've lost one of our own.Meg Jones, who was the heart and soul of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's newsroom for more than two decades, died early Sunday.She was 58 and just last month was diagnosed … more
Few people ever questioned Gary L. Wright. “I’m always right,” he’d boast. “That’s my name.”As a journalist, mostly at The Charlotte Observer on the courts … more
Betsy Wade, the first woman to edit news copy for The New York Times and the lead plaintiff in a landmark sex discrimination lawsuit against the newspaper on behalf of its female employees, died on … more
Appearing in the Detroit News in 1992, Deb Price’s debut column ended with a question that spurred a flood of letters from readers and vaulted her to national attention: “So tell me, … more
David Holwerk, whose ability to make good judgments and quick decisions as editorial-page editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader led to three finalists and one winner of the Pulitzer Prize for the … more
Seymour Topping, who chronicled the rise of China and the Cold War in Europe and Asia as a correspondent, shaped the crowning years of print journalism as an editor of The New York Times, and led the … more
Joan Bingham, widow of the scion of Louisville's Bingham family communications empire and a major force for nearly 50 years in the book publishing world, died Saturday in New York City, where she … more
Paul Betit, a former longtime Portland Press Herald sports writer and published author, died Monday. He was 73.Betit’s son, C.J. Betit, said his father died Monday morning at MaineGeneral … more
Ronald “Ron” James Lewis, 83, manager of the former Belle Banner, Bland Courier and Maries County Gazette, died Oct. 13 following a slow recovery from two heart surgeries. Local friends … more
The much-loved and respected Australian broadcaster Paul Murphy has died aged 77.Murphy, known for ABC programs This Day Tonight, PM, AM and Nationwide, and SBS’s Dateline, was remembered … more
Sid Hartman was, for all of his 100-plus years, a hometown guy.Born on the North Side of Minneapolis on March 15, 1920, he worked for newspapers in his hometown for nearly his entire life, until his … more
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