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John B. Fairchild (2015)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — John B. Fairchild, who took Women's Wear Daily from dry fashion trade publication to an international industry force, died Friday at his Manhattan home after a long illness, the magazine confirmed. He was 87.Fairchild headed his family's publishing business, Fairchild Publications Inc., for more than 30 years, including a long stint as the tyrannical editor...
Kent Flanagan (2015)
The Associated PressNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Kent Flanagan, a longtime journalist and open government advocate who spent 21 years as Tennessee's bureau chief for The Associated Press, died Wednesday. He was 69.Flanagan's wife, Janet, said he died at home Wednesday after a long illness.Flanagan worked nearly 40 years as a journalist, starting with newspapers in Texas and Florida before joining...
Dori J. Maynard, 56 (1958 - 2015)
By KRISTIN J. BENDER, The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When Dori J. Maynard was asked what her middle initial "J'' stood for, she didn't miss a beat in answering. "Journalism," she replied. Her middle name was really Judith, but the response was still appropriate. For Maynard, journalism wasn't just a part of her life, it was her life. Maynard, president of the Robert C....
Arnaud de Borchgrave, 88 (1926 - 2015)
The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Arnaud de Borchgrave, a globe-trotting foreign correspondent and news executive who covered 17 wars by his count and cultivated connections with world leaders to score exclusive interviews, died Sunday after a long illness. He was 88.Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave said her husband died of cancer.De Borchgrave was a throwback to a more romantic era of...
David Wiessler (2015)
UPI veteran David Wiessler, a cool head in the newsroom when crises broke out, is dead at 72 WASHINGTON (AP) — David Wiessler, a longtime Washington journalist whose coolheaded temperament made him a consummate wire-service reporter at United Press International and Reuters, has died. He was 72. Wiessler worked briefly for U.S. News & World Report and for Bloomberg News Service, but he...
Stan Chambers, 91 (1923 - 2015)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles television news pioneer Stan Chambers, who had a front-row seat to earthquakes, fires and the life of the city since the 1940s, died Friday,...
David Carr, 58 (1956 - 2015)
By TOM McELROY Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Media columnist David Carr, who wrote the Media Equation column for The New York Times and penned a memoir about his fight with drug addiction,...
Bob Simon, 73 (1941 - 2015)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — CBS says longtime '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon has been killed in New York City car crash.He was 73 years old. He died Wednesday night.
Dave Goldberg (2015)
By BARRY WILNER, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Goldberg always relished the chance to share his journalistic expertise and views with his peers. In turn, reporters walked away wiser,...
David Landau (2015)
The Associated PressJERUSALEM (AP) — David Landau, a British born author and journalist who was a former editor-in-chief of Israel's Haaretz newspaper and also worked for the Jerusalem Post, has...
Al Webb (2015)
By GREGORY KATZ, The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Veteran newsman Al Webb has died in England after a long career in which he received a military medal for valor while covering the war in Vietnam....
Lou Miliano (2015)
The Associated PressPINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — Longtime CBS Radio News reporter Lou Miliano has died in Florida. He was 67.A news release from CBS News says Miliano died Monday at a Pinellas Park...
Wallace O. Westfeldt (2015)
The Associated PressPLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Wallace O. Westfeldt, whose half-century journalism career started in print and led to network and public broadcasting, died Sunday at the age of 91...
Julio Scherer Garcia, 88 (1926 - 2015)
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, The Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — One of Mexico's most important and influential journalists of the past half century, Julio Scherer Garcia, died Wednesday at the...
Stuart Scott, 49 (1965 - 2015)
By RICK FREEMAN, The Associated Press Stuart Scott, the longtime "SportsCenter" anchor and ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm and ubiquity, died Sunday. He was 49. Scott had fought...
Matthew Franjola (2015)
By STEPHEN SINGER, The Associated PressHARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) — Matthew Franjola, a reporter and photographer for The Associated Press who was among the last Americans in Saigon as it fell to...
Jack Loftis (2014)
The Associated PressHOUSTON (AP) — Jack Loftis, a former editor of the Houston Chronicle who shepherded the newspaper through 15 years of changing ownership and technology, has died. Loftis was 80...
Ben Bolton (2014)
By MATT SEDENSKY, The Associated PressBen Bolton, who covered the Second Vatican Council and two papacies for The Associated Press, has died, his family said Friday. He was 82.Metastatic cancer had...
Richard C. Hottelet (2014)
By STEPHEN SINGER, The Associated PressHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original "Murrow's Boys," the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman...
Michel du Cille (2014)
The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Photojournalist Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner who recently captured compelling images of Ebola patients and their caretakers, died in...
Bryan Burwell, 59 (1955 - 2014)
e Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bryan Burwell, a longtime sports columnist with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, died Thursday after a short battle with cancer. He was 59. The newspaper made...
William Heath (2014)
By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN, The Associated PressALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (AP) — William Heath, an award-winning journalist and former bureau chief for The Associated Press who oversaw news coverage...
Juan Carlos Llorca (2014)
The Associated PressEL PASO, Texas (AP) — Juan Carlos Llorca, a veteran Associated Press journalist who covered immigration and the drug war along the U.S.-Mexico border, and whose reporting on...
Michael Shanahan (2014)
By WILL LESTER, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to...
Tom Magliozzi, 77 (1937 - 2014)
PHILIP MARCELO, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Tom Magliozzi, a mechanic with an MIT degree who became an unlikely radio star as part of the brother duo that hosted "Car Talk," one of...
Ben Bradlee, 93 (1921 - 2014)
NANCY BENAC, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who...
Rene Burri, 81 (1933 - 2014)
The Associated PressGENEVA (AP) — Rene Burri, a Swiss photographer best known for his iconic black and white portraits of Communist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara and painter Pablo Picasso,...
Christopher Duncan (2014)
The Associated PressHOUSTON (AP) — Christopher Duncan, a sports reporter for The Associated Press who covered the Houston Texans, Houston Rockets and the Kentucky Derby, has died at the age of 43.A...
Bruce Morton, 83 (1930 - 2014)
FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Veteran TV political correspondent Bruce Morton, who covered the Vietnam War and the United States' space program, died Friday in Washington, D.C....
Bruce Hodgman (2014)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A former newsman who worked for The Associated Press for 39 years has died in New York. Bruce Hodgman was 76.His wife, Marion Hodgman, says he died Friday at a...