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Notables in the Newspaper Business

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  • George G. Fogg, U.S. Senator (1813 - 1881)
    George Gilman Fogg (May 26, 1813 – October 5, 1881) was a United States Senator and diplomat from New Hampshire. Born in Meredith Center, he pursued classical studies and graduated from Dartmo...
  • Elias Boudinot (1802 - 1839)
    Elias Boudinot (1802–June 22, 1839) was a Cherokee Indian who started and edited the tribe's first newspaper. He was born in Oothcaloga, Cherokee Nation (now Calhoun, Georgia) as Gallegina Watie...
  • Judith P. Sulzberger (1923 - 2011)
    Dr. Judith P. Sulzberger, a physician whose philanthropy led to the creation of a center for genome studies in her name at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, and a member ...
  • Daniel H. Cohen (1952 - 2016)
    Daniel H. Cohen, who was the senior vice president in charge of advertising when The New York Times became the first publication to generate more than $1 billion in advertising in a single year, died o...
  • Edwin Lawrence Godkin (1831 - 1902)
    Edwin Lawrence Godkin (October 2, 1831 – May 21, 1902) was an Irish-born American journalist and newspaper editor. He founded The Nation, and was editor-in-chief of the New York Evening Post 1...

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).