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  • Levi M. Haverstick (USA) (1842 - 1881)
    The son of Benjamin H. & Lydia Myrlin Haverstick. In 1860, he was a teacher living in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, but a year later was teaching school in Towson, Baltimore ...
  • Milton Alexander McRae (1858 - 1930)
    Colonel Milton Alexander McRae (July 13, 1858 – 1930) was an American newspaper publisher who co-founded the Scripps-McRae League of Newspapers (now Scripps-Howard) and United Press Internationa...
  • Joseph Fish (1840 - 1926)
    Joseph Fish, a High Councilor in the Snowflake Stake, Arizona, was born June 27, 1840, at Twelve Mile Grove, Will county, Illinois, the son of Horace Fish and Hannah Leavitt. Horace Fish was born Jan. ...
  • Henry Bryant Holmes (1880 - 1931)
    Timeline Born: February 20,1880 Franklin county, Nebraska Married: Bessie Dunn November 21, 1906. Six children were born to the union, three of which died when young. Died: June 30, 1931. Records...
  • John T. Hoblit (1839 - 1861)
    Timeline: Born: 1839-40 Atlanta, Illinois:( Depending on source) Relocated: 1855 to Minnesota with family Editor: 1859: Dakota Sentinel Newspaper; Ninniger, Minnesota Civil war service: Union...

Notables in the Newspaper Business

Famous Newspapers



  • 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.


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



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