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Michael Hastings, 33 (1980 - 2013)
SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Hastings, the war correspondent whose unflinching reporting from Afghanistan led to the resignation of a top U.S. army general, has died in a car accident in Los Angeles, according to his employer and family. Hastings, who was 33, was described by many of his colleagues as an unfailingly bright and hard-charging...
Bob Lyons (2013)
The Associated PressPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bob Lyons, who covered Philadelphia sports legends from Bob Clarke to Reggie White during 35 years as a freelancer for The Associated Press, has died. He was 73.He died Wednesday at a hospital in Meadowbrook, Pa., following a two-year battle with heart disease, his son, Rick Lyons, said."Bob was a trusted, reliable, hard-working reporter, and a pleasure...
Ed Hotaling (2013)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A family member says Ed Hotaling, a network news journalist and author of several books including "They're Off! Horse Racing at Saratoga," has died.Greg Hotaling says his father died of heart failure Monday at the age of 75. He had been in a Staten Island nursing home since a serious car accident in 2007.Born and raised in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Hotaling...
Dragan Banovic (2013)
The Associated PressSARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Dragan Banovic, a video stringer for The Associated Press who covered a series of wars that erupted after the dissolution of Yugoslavia, died on Wednesday. He was 60.Banovic was based in the Croatian coastal city of Dubrovnik and covered its siege by Serbian and Montenegrin forces for the local Croatian channel HRT in 1991. He worked for...
Hal McClure (2013)
CHRISTOPHER WEBER, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Hal McClure, who covered two Arab-Israeli wars after turning a passion for travel and the written word into a career as a foreign correspondent for The Associated Press, has died in California. He was 92.McClure died Sunday at a Laguna Hills hospital following surgery to relieve a blood clot on his brain from a recent fall, according to...
Sanders "Sandy" Hook (2013)
The Associated PressONALASKA, Wis. (AP) — Sanders "Sandy" Hook, a former publisher at the La Crosse Tribune and other Lee Enterprises publications, has died.The Wisconsin Newspaper Association says...
Haynes Johnson, 81 (1931 - 2013)
BARRY SCHWEID, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Haynes Johnson, a pioneering Washington journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the civil rights movement and migrated from...
Ruy Mesquita, 88 (1925 - 2013)
The Associated Press SAO PAULO (AP) — The director of Brazil's Estado de S. Paulo newspaper has died of cancer. Ruy Mesquita was 88. The newspaper reports that Mesquita died Tuesday night at...
Peter Worthington, 86 (1927 - 2013)
The Associated PressTORONTO (AP) — Peter Worthington, a veteran newspaperman who co-founded the Toronto Sun, has died. He was 86.His wife, Yvonne Crittenden, said her husband died Sunday night.The...
Alan Abelson, 87 (1925 - 2013)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Alan Abelson, who spent 57 years as a writer, editor and chief columnist for financial news publication Barron's, has died at the age of 87.The author of the...
Mary Thom (2013)
The Associated PressYONKERS, New York (AP) — Prominent feminist Mary Thom, a writer and former editor of Ms. magazine who also was an avid motorcyclist, crashed while riding on a highway and was...
Pierre Sadek (2013)
The Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's leading caricaturist Pierre Sadek who was famous for his decades of work poking fun at politicians died on Wednesday. He was 76.State-run National News...
John Fenton Wheeler, 89 (1924 - 2013)
The Associated PressCOLUMBIA, Missouri (AP) — John Fenton Wheeler, an Associated Press foreign correspondent who was the last U.S. reporter expelled from Cold War-era Cuba, has died. He was 88...
Sam Jameson (2013)
The Associated PressTOKYO (AP) — The former longtime Los Angeles Times' Tokyo bureau chief, Sam Jameson, who lived in Japan for half a century and had a deep personal bond with the country, has...
Al Neuharth, 89 (1924 - 2013)
MIKE SCHNEIDER, The Associated Press COCOA BEACH, Florida (AP) — Al Neuharth changed the look of American newspapers when he founded USA Today, filling the newspaper with breezy, easy-to...
George Alexander McArthur III, 88 (1924 - 2013)
RICHARD PYLE, The Associated PressFormer Associated Press writer George McArthur, who was the quintessential foreign correspondent as he reported from the boulevards of Paris to the sands of the...
Mikhail Beketov (2013)
The Associated PressMOSCOW (AP) — Mikhail Beketov, a Russian journalist who suffered brain damage and lost a leg after a brutal assault that followed his campaign against a highway project outside...
Bob Teague (2013)
KAREN MATTHEWS, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Bob Teague, a former news anchor, reporter and producer and one of New York City's first black television journalists, has died. He was 84.Teague...
Joe Bigham (2013)
GOSIA WOZNIACKA, The Associated PressFRESNO, Calif. (AP) — An Associated Press reporter who covered California's Central Valley for more than a quarter of a century has died. Joe Bigham was 76.His...
Michael Gage, 75 (2013)
The Associated PressGREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Michael Gage, the former publisher of the Green Bay Press-Gazette and president of the Packers Hall of Fame board, has died, his wife said Monday. He was...
Melanie Welte (2013)
DAVID PITT, The Associated PressDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Melanie Welte, a journalist at The Associated Press who for more than two decades wrote, edited and often directed the cooperative's breaking...
Harold A. Drake (2013)
The Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Harold A. Drake, whose diverse reporting career included the Vietnam War and interviews with global entertainers for Pacific Stars and Stripes,...
Stanley Karnow, 87 (1925 - 2013)
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press Stanley Karnow, the award-winning author and journalist who wrote a definitive book about the Vietnam War, worked on an accompanying documentary and later won a...
Michael Triplett (2013)
The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association says its president, Michael Triplett, has died. Triplett, who was an assistant managing editor at...
Mehmet Ali Birand (2013)
The Associated PressANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Mehmet Ali Birand, a prominent Turkish journalist who advocated minority rights and democracy in Turkey during a career spanning 48 years, has died. He was...
Pauline Friedman Phillips, 94 (1918 - 2013)
STEVE KARNOWSKI, The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pauline Friedman Phillips, who as Dear Abby dispensed snappy, sometimes saucy advice on love, marriage and meddling mothers-in-law to...
Eugene Patterson, 89 (1923 - 2013)
MITCH STACY, The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) — Eugene Patterson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and columnist whose impassioned words helped draw national attention to the...
Nadeane Walker Anderson (2013)
CHRIS TOMLINSON, The Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Associated Press fashion editor and foreign correspondent Nadeane Walker Anderson has died. She was 91. Anderson's daughter...
Jim Davenport, 54 (2012)
JEFFREY COLLINS, The Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jim Davenport, an Associated Press reporter who worked doggedly to inform people in South Carolina about what their governors, lawmakers...
Terry Glover (1955 - 2012)
The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Terry Glover, the managing editor of Ebony magazine, has died of colon cancer at her Chicago home. She was 57.Ebony announced on its website that Glover died on...