Notable Journalists Deaths

  • Enrique Zileri (2014)

    Enrique Zileri

    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, died Monday at age 83. Under Zileri, Caretas magazine was highly critical of the dictatorships that have afflicted modern Peru, Nobel literature laureate Mario Vargas Llosa said in a statement,...

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  • Toby Massey (2014)

    Toby Massey

    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, the space program and sporting events during a 38-year career with The Associated Press, died Thursday. He was 80.Massey died at home in Columbia, South Carolina, where he had moved this year after...

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  • Margot Adler, 68 (1946 - 2014)

    Margot Adler

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  • John Seigenthaler (2014)

    John Seigenthaler

    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 John F. Kennedy administration, died Friday at his Nashville home at age 86, his son said.In his wide-ranging career, Seigenthaler also served on Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign and founded the...

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  • Felix Dennis, 67 (1947 - 2014)

    Felix Dennis

    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 office said Monday that Dennis died at home in Dorsington, central England, a day earlier.An enthusiastic participant in the 1960s counterculture, Dennis came to prominence as a defendant in the 1971...

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