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Notables in the Newspaper Business

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  • Robert Wilson Ewing, I (1859 - 1931)
    ) Robert Wilson Ewing, I, also known as Colonel Ewing (September 27, 1859 - April 27, 1931), was a prominent newspaper journalist, editor, and publisher and political figure, primarily in Louisiana, ...
  • Christy Gaylord Everest
    Christy Gaylord Everest is the chair and chief executive officer of Oklahoma Publishing Company, which publishes The Oklahoman, a major metro newspaper that has been owned by her family since before ...
  • Edith Kinney
    Edith Kinney Gaylord, also referred to as Edith Gaylord Harper, was born March 5, 1916 in Oklahoma City to parents Inez and E. K. Gaylord. Her father was editor and publisher of The Oklahoman and The...
  • Edward K. Gaylord (1873 - 1974)
    Edward King Gaylord (March 5, 1873 – May 30, 1974), often referred to as E.K. Gaylord, was the owner and publisher of the Daily Oklahoman newspaper (now The Oklahoman), as well as a radio and ...
  • Elias Cornelius Boudinot (1835 - 1890)
    From the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture: Elias Cornelius Boudinot (1835–1890) Elias Cornelius Boudinot was a mixed-lineage Cherokee lawyer, newspaper editor, and lobbyist. He...

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).