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Notables in the Newspaper Business

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    Civil War Veteran Afffiliation:Confederate Service: Major Peter Mallett was placed in charge of organizing,training, and deploying the men conscripted in North Carolina soon after Jefferson Davis s...
  • Cyrus H. K. Curtis (1850 - 1933)
    Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis (June 18, 1850 – June 7, 1933) was an American publisher of magazines and newspapers, including the Ladies' Home Journal and the Saturday Evening Post. Biog...
  • Jeff Bezos
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  • Alexander Hamilton, 1st Secretary of the United States Treasury (1757 - 1804)
    DAR Ancestor #: A050054 Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philoso...
  • Anson Herrick (1812 - 1868)
    Anson Herrick (January 21, 1812 – February 6, 1868) was a U.S. Representative from New York during the latter half of the American Civil War. Born in Lewiston, Maine, Herrick attended public...

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).