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Notables in the Newspaper Business

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  • Samuel Pike (1804 - 1874)
    Written as recorded: After the HEARLD and TRIBUNE ceased to live, several other papers were started none,however, of more than ephemeral existence. Judge Lewis started one, and George Swap, another; ...
  • Albert Richard Parsons (1848 - 1887)
    Albert Richard Parsons June 20, 1848 in Montgomery, Alabama- November 11, 1887 Chicago, Illinois Parents: Samuel S. Parsons and Elizabeth Tompkins Wife: Lucy E. Gonzalez c.1853- March 7, 1942 Alb...
  • Harvey Rice (1800 - 1891)
    Harvey Rice, LL.D. (1800–1891) was an American lawyer, a Democratic state legislator, poet, author and newspaperman prominent in Cleveland, Ohio. Early life and education Harvey Rice was b...
  • Dorothy Ulrich Troubetzkoy (1914 - 2003)
    Dorothy Ulrich Troubetzkoy was born in Hartford on November 17, 1914, and she became an award-winning author, poet and journalist. Troubetzkoy was educated at Vassar College followed by the Universit...
  • Henry Martyn Whitney (1824 - 1904)
    Children of Henry Martyn Whitney and Catharine Olivia March Henry Ely Whitney, b. 30 Jun 1850 Helen Brown Whitney, b. 1 May 1852 Henry Martin Whitney, b. 26 Mar 1856 James Newall Whitney, b. ...

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).