2014 Year In Review

Remembering the lives of the most notable personalities lost in 2014

Celebrity Deaths in Journalism

  • David Landau (2015)

    David Landau

    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 died. He was 67.Haaretz said he died Tuesday. The paper's obituary said he was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor in 2013.Landau was Haaretz's chief between 2004 and 2008 and launched its English...

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  • Lou Miliano (2015)

    Lou Miliano

    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 hospice. It said he had been diagnosed with lung cancer several years ago.Miliano's career as a broadcast journalist spanned four decades. The Jersey City, New Jersey, native spent much of the 1980s...

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  • Wallace O. Westfeldt (2015)

    Wallace O. Westfeldt

    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.Westfeldt's death in Plattsburgh, New York, was confirmed by his family.His first newspaper job was as a reporter at the Nashville Tennessean during a time it was at the forefront covering desegregation....

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  • Julio Scherer Garcia, 88 (1926 - 2015)

    Julio Scherer Garcia

    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 age of 88, reported Proceso, the newsmagazine he founded. Scherer helped expose many of Mexico's greatest scandals for decades, probing a secret army unit to combat guerrillas, a multimillion-dollar...

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  • Stuart Scott, 49 (1965 - 2015)

    Stuart Scott

    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 cancer since a diagnosis in late 2007, the cable TV sports network said, but remained dedicated to his craft even as he underwent chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. ESPN President John Skipper said in...

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