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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 invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president, John F. Kennedy, and became famous for his role in toppling another, Richard Nixon, in the...
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, has died. He was 81.Magnum Photos, the agency of which he had been a long-time member, confirmed Burri died in Zurich Monday of cancer."Not only was he one of the great post-war photographers, he was...
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 Harris County sheriff's deputy confirmed the death on Monday night. Duncan was found at his home, and a cause of death wasn't released. He had recently returned to work after a kidney transplant...
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., at age 83.He died from cancer at his home, CBS News said.Morton spent 29 years at CBS, winning six Emmy Awards. He reported on the assassinations of Robert F. Kennedy and the Rev. Martin Luther King...
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 hospital 18 months after he was diagnosed with cancer.Hodgman began his AP career in 1962 in Hartford, Connecticut, as a capitol correspondent, sending reports by teletype. He transferred to AP...
Enrique Zileri (2014)
FRANK BAJAK, The Associated Press LIMA, Peru (AP) — Enrique Zileri, who as longtime director of Peru's leading newsmagazine defied despotism and battled corruption with stubborn independence,...
Toby Massey (2014)
DOUGLASS K. DANIEL, The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Toby Massey, a photographer and photo editor who directed coverage of presidents and political conventions as well as natural disasters,...
Margot Adler, 68 (1946 - 2014)
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John Seigenthaler (2014)
KRISTIN M. HALL, The Associated PressNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — John Seigenthaler, the journalist who edited The Tennessean newspaper, helped shape USA Today and worked for civil rights during the...
Felix Dennis, 67 (1947 - 2014)
The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Felix Dennis, a flamboyant publisher who co-edited the 1960s underground magazine Oz and went on to build a magazine empire, has died. He was 67 and had cancer.His...
Richard Durrett (2014)
The Associated PressBRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Richard Durrett, a veteran reporter who covered Dallas-area sports for ESPN, has died. He was 38.ESPN spokesman Josh Krulewitz confirmed Durrett's death...
Charles Barsotti, 80 (1933 - 2014)
MARIA SUDEKUM, The Associated PressKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Charles Barsotti, whose New Yorker cartoons plumbed the human condition featuring characters such as the psychiatrist dog and the pilgrim...
C. David Burgin (2014)
The Associated PressHOUSTON (AP) — C. David Burgin, a longtime editor who gained a reputation as a troubleshooter for fading newspapers, died Monday at his home in Houston after a lengthy illness....
Marilyn Beck, 85 (1928 - 2014)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran entertainment columnist Marilyn Beck has died after a four-decade career interviewing Hollywood luminaries.Beck's business partner, Stacy Jenel Smith,...
Arthur Gelb, 90 (1924 - 2014)
JENNIFER PELTZ, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Veteran editor Arthur Gelb, whose news sense, arts sensibility and journalistic vigor sculpted The New York Times for decades, died Tuesday at...
William Worthy (2014)
BOSTON (AP) — William Worthy, a foreign correspondent who defied travel bans to Cold War adversaries of the United States, has died. He was 92. Worthy died May 4 at a nursing home in Brewster,...
Al Feldstein, 88 (1925 - 2014)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Before "The Daily Show," ''The Simpsons" or even "Saturday Night Live," Al Feldstein helped show America how to laugh at authority and giggle...
Harry Koundakjian (2014)
DEEPTI HAJELA, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Harry Koundakjian, a former photographer and photo editor for The Associated Press in the Middle East and New York City, has died. He was 83...
Patrick Seale, 83 (1930 - 2014)
The Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) — Patrick Seale, a veteran journalist and author on Middle Eastern affairs as well as one of the world's leading historians on Syria, has died in London after a...
Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone, Jr., 89 (1924 - 2014)
The Associated PressCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Longtime journalist and educator Charles Sumner "Chuck" Stone Jr, one of the founders of the National Association of Black Journalists, has died. He was...
Anja Niedringhaus, 48 (1965 - 2014)
ANGELA CHARLTON, The Associated Press Anja Niedringhaus faced down some of the world's greatest dangers and had one of the world's most infectious laughs. She photographed dying and death, and...
Jonathan Schell, 70 (1943 - 2014)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Schell, the crusading author, journalist and anti-war activist who condemned conflicts from Vietnam to Iraq and warned of a nuclear...
Bob Thomas, 92 (1922 - 2014)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — He was the institutional memory for the movies at The Associated Press and a passage for the world to a Hollywood both longed for and long gone...
Joel Brinkley, 61 (1952 - 2014)
The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Joel Brinkley, a former New York Times reporter who won the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting in 1980, has died.Brinkley, 61, died Tuesday at a...
Joe McGinniss, 71 (1942 - 2014)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the...
Garrick Utley, 74 (1939 - 2014)
FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Veteran TV journalist Garrick Utley, whose far-ranging career included anchoring duties as well as reporting from more than 70 countries, has died...
Angelo Henderson (1962 - 2014)
JEFF KAROUB, The Associated PressDETROIT (AP) — Angelo Henderson, Pulitzer Prize-winning Detroit journalist, radio talk show host and co-founder of a prominent community patrol group, died Saturday...
Marty Plissner (2014)
By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Marty Plissner, the longtime political director of CBS News, died Thursday of lung cancer. He was 87. He was known for his extensive...
Joe Finnigan (2014)
JOHN ROGERS, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Joe Finnigan, a veteran Hollywood reporter who chronicled the comings and goings of stars such as John Wayne, Frank Sinatra and even Lassie...
Donald Forst (2014)
KAREN MATTHEWS, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Forst, a veteran newsman who led New York Newsday and the Village Voice as they won Pulitzer Prizes and also worked at more than a dozen...