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Notables in the Newspaper Business

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  • Raphael Schreiber (1885 - 1980)
    Raphael was an owner of laundries including the Stagg and Watch laundries. He retired in 1948 and joined his son-in-law, Sholom Klass in the printing and publishing business, publishing the Brooklyn We...
  • R' Sholom Klass (1916 - 2000)
    Rabbi Sholom Klass (1916–2000) was the co-founder, publisher and editor of The Jewish Press, a large Jewish circulation newspaper. He also authored Tales from our Gaonim[1] and the Halachic wo...
  • R. Leobel (Aryey Leib) Taubes of Kolomyja (1863 - 1933)
    Was a newspaper publisher in Galicia. By 1890 had published the first Yiddish Newspapers in Galicia.
  • Josiah Turner, Jr. (1821 - 1901)
    Josiah Turner, Jr. (1821–1901) was an American lawyer, politician and newspaper editor from North Carolina. Turner, one-time president of the North Carolina Railroad Company, was elected to ...
  • Thomas Lowndes Snead (1828 - 1890)
    Thomas Lowndes Snead (January 10, 1828 – October 17, 1890) was a Confederate soldier and politician who served in the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War. Biography 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).