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Peter Kaplan, 59 (1954 - 2013)
KAREN MATTHEWS, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Peter Kaplan, the former editor of The New York Observer who hired a then-unknown Candace Bushnell to write a column called "Sex and the City," has died. He was 59.Kaplan died Friday of cancer in New York City, said his wife, Lisa Chase.He edited the Observer from 1994 to 2009. The salmon-colored weekly has a reach beyond its circulation of...
Florence Sando Manson (2013)
PETER JAMES SPIELMANN, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Florence Sando Manson, a pioneering newscaster in radio and the early years of television journalism, has died at age 95.Manson died Monday from complications related to dementia at her home in the Riverdale section of the Bronx, family members said.Manson was a popular on-air personality in Pittsburgh from 1941 to 1959, when the...
Herbert Mitgang, 93 (1920 - 2013)
DEEPTI HAJELA, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Herbert Mitgang, a longtime New York Times journalist and author of several books, died Thursday at age 93.Mitgang died at his Manhattan home from a recent onset of pneumonia, said his son, Lee Mitgang.Herbert Mitgang spent decades at the Times starting in 1945. He left for a brief period in the 1960s before returning for another stint that...
Dr. Louis Decimus Rubin, Jr., 89 (1923 - 2013)
Louis Decimus Rubin, Jr., Ph.D., 89, of Pittsboro, North Carolina, formerly of Charleston, SC, husband of Eva Redfield Rubin, entered into eternal rest Saturday, November 16, 2013. His Funeral Service will be held at the graveside Friday, November 22, 2013 in Kadal Kadosh Beth Elohim Cemetery, Huguenin Avenue at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL. Louis was born...
Carl Hilliard, 76 (1937 - 2013)
The Associated Press COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Former Associated Press Colorado Capitol reporter Carl Hilliard, who was known for his wit and a weekly newspaper column that chronicled the warts, the heroes and the history of Colorado and its leaders, died Sunday of a heart attack. He was 76. His son, Bronson, said his father often reported on the foibles of government leaders, but also...
Paul Moran (2013)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Paul Moran, an Eclipse Award-winning turf writer who covered horse racing since the 1970s, died Saturday. He was 67.The New York Racing Association said Moran...
Sein Win (2013)
GRANT PECK, The Associated PressBANGKOK (AP) — Sein Win, a Myanmar journalist who championed press freedom and endured three stints in prison as he chronicled several decades of his country's...
Godfrey Sperling Jr. Sperling, Jr. (2013)
The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Godfrey Sperling Jr., a journalist who hosted weekly newsmaker breakfasts for decades, has died. He was 97.Sperling's daughter, Mary Sperling McAuliffe, said...
Saul Landau (1936 - 2013)
JOHN ROGERS, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Saul Landau, a prolific, award-winning documentary filmmaker who traveled the world profiling political leaders like Cuba's Fidel Castro and...
Loyal Gould (2013)
HERBERT G. McCANN, The Associated PressCHICAGO (AP) — Loyal Gould, a former Associated Press foreign correspondent who later chaired journalism programs at Ohio State, Wichita State and Baylor...
Lynn DeBruin (2013)
The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Lynn DeBruin, who worked for The Associated Press covering sports since 2010 and had been a writer with the Rocky Mountain News and the East Valley...
Judith Glassman Daniels, 74 (1939 - 2013)
The Associated Press UNION, Maine (AP) — Judith Glassman Daniels, who blazed a trail for women in the publishing world and became the first woman to serve as top editor of Life magazine, has...
David Frost, 74 (1939 - 2013)
SYLVIA HUI, The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — David Frost had sparred with Richard Nixon for hours, recording a series of interviews with the former president three years after he stepped down...
Bruce Dunning (2013)
The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS News says longtime foreign correspondent Bruce Dunning has died.CBS said in a release that the retired newsman died Monday at Mount Sinai Hospital in New...
Richard "Dick" Thien (2013)
The Associated PressST. LOUIS (AP) — Richard "Dick" Thien, a veteran journalist who played a pivotal role in developing USA Today for Gannett Co. Inc., has died. He was 73.Thien died Friday of...
Lew Wood (1929 - 2013)
JOHN ROGERS, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lew Wood, who marched with Martin Luther King, covered John F. Kennedy's assassination and was a news anchor for NBC's "Today" show during a...
Jack W. Germond, 85 (1928 - 2013)
BEN NUCKOLS, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Jack W. Germond, the portly, cantankerous columnist and pundit who covered 10 presidential elections and sparred with colleagues on TV's "The...
Thomas F. Pendergast (2013)
The Associated PressWINNSBORO, Texas (AP) — Thomas F. Pendergast, who ran a small town East Texas newspaper following a nearly 30-year career with The Associated Press, has died. He was 81.His...
Jim Gintonio (2013)
The Associated PressPHOENIX (AP) — Jim Gintonio, a veteran reporter who covered sports in the Phoenix area for more than three decades, has died. He was 65.The Arizona Republic, where Gintonio last...
Larry W. Stephens (2013)
JENNIFER C. KERR, The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Larry W. Stephens, who helped The Associated Press usher in a new era of technology from old-style teletype machines to modern-day satellite...
John Palmer, 77 (1935 - 2013)
FRAZIER MOORE, The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — John Palmer, the longtime correspondent for NBC News who died Saturday after a brief illness, was remembered by former colleagues as a...
Steve Jones (1956 - 2013)
The Associated PressHERNDON, Va. (AP) — USA Today reports that its longtime music critic, Steve Jones, who impressed people with his mental warehouse of music history and his unflappable cool, has...
Jon Leyne (1958 - 2013)
The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — BBC foreign correspondent Jon Leyne, who spent more than 25 years crossing continents and covering conflicts for the broadcaster, has died. He was 55.The BBC said...
Helen Thomas, 92 (1920 - 2013)
CALVIN WOODWARD, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Helen Thomas, a pioneer for women in journalism who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine U.S. presidents and refused to...
Alan Whicker, 87 (1925 - 2013)
The Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Veteran British broadcaster Alan Whicker, known for his globe-spanning travel shows over a career spanning 60 years, has died. He was 87.His spokeswoman, Siobhan...
Charles Quinn (2013)
The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A former NBC News reporter who covered the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy for the network in 1968 has died in Maryland. Charles Quinn was 82.His daughter,...
John L. Dotson, Jr. (2013)
The Associated PressBOULDER, Colorado (AP) — John L. Dotson Jr., a longtime journalist, editor and newspaper publisher who championed diversity in the newsroom, has died at age 76.Dotson's family...
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...
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...
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...