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Notables in the Newspaper Business

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  • Lenoir Chambers (1891 - 1970)
    Lenoir Chambers (1891-1970) was a writer, biographer and newspaper editor. In 1960, as editor of The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia (now owned by Landmark Media Enterprises), he won the Pulitze...
  • W. Horace Carter (1921 - 2009)
    Walter Horace Carter (January 20, 1921 - September 16, 2009) was an American newspaper publisher in Tabor City, North Carolina, whose paper won a 1953 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the activiti...
  • Stilson Hutchins (1838 - 1912)
    Stilson Hutchins (1838 - 1912) was an American newspaper reporter and publisher, best known as founder of "The Washington Post". Hutchins was born in Whitefield, Coos County, New Hampshire, on 14 N...
  • Lt. Gov. Henry J. Raymond, US Congress (1820 - 1869)
    Henry Jarvis Raymond (January 24, 1820 – June 18, 1869) was an American journalist and politician and co-founder of The New York Times with George Jones. He was born on January 24, 1820, on ...
  • Robert Benjamin Hilton (1821 - 1894)
    Robert Benjamin Hilton (1821 – January 10, 1894) was a lawyer, newspaper editor, soldier, and Confederate politician from Florida who served in the Congress of the Confederate States during th...

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).