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James Gordon Bennett, Sr. MP (1795 - 1872)

. James Gordon Bennett, Sr. (1 September 1795 – 1 June 1872) was the founder, editor and publisher of the New York Herald and a major figure in the history of American newspapers. Biography ...

Sir David Brewster (1781 - 1868)

Sir David Brewster KH PRSE FRS FSA(Scot) FSSA MICE (11 December 1781 – 10 February 1868) was a Scottish physicist, mathematician, astronomer, inventor, writer, historian of science and universit...

Arthur Brisbane MP (1864 - 1937)

Arthur Brisbane (December 12, 1864 – December 25, 1936) was one of the best known American newspaper editors of the 20th century. Journalist and newspaper editor, Arthur was born in Buffalo,...

William Allen White (1868 - 1944)

William Allen WHITE (1868-1944), author, journalist, war correspondent (1939-1941), Pulitzer Prize recipient (1923), editor and proprieter of the Emporia Gazette (1895-1944), married in 1893 to Sallie ...

William Randolph Hearst MP (1863 - 1951)

William Randolph Hearst - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 11th district In office March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1907 Preceded by W...

Horace Greeley, US Congress MP (1811 - 1872)

Editor and reformer Horace Greeley changed the direction of American journalism and played an important role in the social and political movements surrounding the Civil War. His New York Tribune was Am...

L. Frank Baum MP (1856 - 1919)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia L. Frank Baum Born May 15, 1856(1856-05-15) Chittenango, New York Died May 6, 1919(1919-05-06) (aged 62) Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 – May 6,...

Hugh Marston Hefner MP

Hugh Hefner, otherwise known as "Hef," is known the world over as the founder, primary owner, Chief Creative Officer and editor-in-chief of Playboy Enterprises. His daughter, Christie Hefner, was chair...

Lecky Harper (1815 - 1895)

Lecky Harper was one of the outstanding journalists of the 19 th century, and he lived the last half of his life in Mount Vernon, Ohio. He was born in Ireland in 1815, the son of Hugh and Catharine (Lo...