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Over 40 years at the magazine he drew hundreds of cartoons and covers and served as art and cartoon editor, recruiting new talent and deciding who got published. more
Doug Wong, a Washington Post journalist who edited breaking news stories on a wide array of subjects including politics, natural disasters, wars and criminal justice, died Dec. 3 at a hotel in Orlando while on vacation. He was 58 and a District resident. more
Bruce Christensen, who led PBS from the mid-1980s to the early ’90s amid attacks on public TV for airing controversial documentaries, died Friday, Nov. 18, at his home in Orem, Utah. He was 79. more
A memorial service for Stephen F. Bentley, former co-publisher of The Lawton (Oklahoma) Constitution, will be at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, in St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church. more
He composed many of George W. Bush’s signature addresses, and later, as a writer for The Washington Post, took a stand against Donald J. Trump. more
Fred Hickman, a pioneering sports broadcaster and anchor who helped to launch two major cable networks and influenced and informed a generation of sports journalists and fans, has died. more
Gary Martin, the Washington bureau chief for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, has died. more
Retired Las Vegas correspondent Robert Macy, who wrote thousands of stories about entertainment, crime and sports in Sin City over the course of two decades for The Associated Press, has died. He was 85. more
Former North Carolina state Sen. Stan Bingham, a businessman and newspaper publisher whose anecdotes and good-naturedness endeared him to colleagues from both parties, died Thursday, Oct. 27, at age 76. more
Pete Diana was more than a gifted photographer who captured some of the best and most iconic images in Pittsburgh sports for the past three decades. more
Eddie Litaker was a staff sports reporter for The Sumter Item before becoming a longtime freelance writer, traveling the region to cover games for The Item’s three-county coverage area. more
Rhonda Humble, longtime publisher of The Gardner (Kansas) News, died Sept. 24 at Olathe Medical Center. She was 66. more
Henry Fuhrmann, a retired Los Angeles Times assistant managing editor, died Sept. 14 at age 65. more
John C. "Jack" Thomas spent more than 50 years as reporter, editor, columnist, TV critic and ombudsman with The Boston Globe, though he preferred the title, writer. It is long form journalism that mattered most to him. more
He covered four presidencies in a 52-year career and never worried about “offending those in power in pursuit of answers,” one former White House press secretary said. more
John Zappe, an award-winning journalist who was twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and later helped Knight-Ridder, Belo Interactive and the Los Angeles Newspaper Group develop leading online media sites, died Wednesday, Sept. 28. He was 70 years old. more
Norman Causey, long time Federal News Network host and columnist who went by Mike, and a fixture in the Washington, D.C. news scene for more than half a century, died Monday, Sept. 26. He was 82 years old. more
As a top editor who was both feared and revered at the newspaper for decades, he left a deep imprint as its arbiter of language, taste, tone and ethics. more
George B. Irish, the publisher of the San Antonio (Texas) Light from 1988 until its closure in 1993, died at his New Jersey home on Tuesday (Sept. 13) from an apparent heart attack at age 78. more
Dr. W. Gerald Austen, who served on Knight Foundation’s board of trustees for a quarter-century and as its chair for over a decade, died Sunday, Sept. 11, at Massachusetts General Hospital, surrounded by family. more
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