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Notables in the Newspaper Business

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  • Byron Andrews (1852 - 1910)
    Byron Andrews (1852–1910) was an American journalist, private secretary to President Ulysses S. Grant,statesman, lecturer and author. He was third owner of the National Tribune newspaper and p...
  • Edmund Graves Brown (1921 - 2008)
    Edmund Graves Brown, Jr. (March 28, 1921 – May 11, 2008) was an American newspaper executive and a prominent member of the Ewing newspaper family of Louisiana. In 1952, after the deaths of two...
  • Alfred James McCarthy (1855 - 1938)
    Alfred James McCarthy was one of Nevada's early newspaper personalities, he also served in the Nevada Legislature.
  • George A. Benson, Sr. (1899 - 1959)
  • DeWitt Clinton Leach, US Congress (1822 - 1909)
    US Congressman. Elected to represent Michigan's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1857 to 1861. Also served as a Member of the Michigan State House of Representat...

Notables in the Newspaper Business

Famous Newspapers

Owners

Editors

  • Julian Assange Australian journalist, publisher, and Libertarian. He is best known as the spokesperson and editor in chief for WikiLeaks.

Correspondents /Journalists

  • Christopher Hitchens English-American author and journalist whose books, essays, and journalistic career span more than four decades.
  • Thomas Friedman Pulitzer Prize winning journalist for The New York Times.
  • Christiane Amanpour Chief international correspondent at CNN, where she worked for 27 years. Forbes magazine named her one of "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women in the world.
  • Cokie Roberts American Emmy Award-winning journalist and writes a weekly column syndicated by United Media in newspapers around the United States.
  • Alexander Cockburn Irish American political journalist and writer. Cockburn was brought up in Ireland but had lived and worked in the United States since 1972. Together with Jeffrey St. Clair, he edited the political newsletter CounterPunch. Cockburn also wrote the "Beat the Devil" column for The Nation as well as one for The Week in London, syndicated by Creators Syndicate.

Books

Kluger, Richard. The Paper: The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY, c. 1986.

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(This project is a sub-project in Master Press Project to be developed later. This is a draft, and a work in progress).