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Notables in the Newspaper Business

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  • Gov. Robert Love Taylor (1850 - 1912)
    Robert Love Taylor (July 31, 1850 – March 31, 1912) was a U.S. Representative from Tennessee from 1879 to 1881, the Governor of Tennessee from 1887 to 1891 and from 1897 to 1899, and subsequ...
  • Hyman Lazarus (b. - 1924)
    Was the owner of a local paper in Bayonne, New Jersey. He employed a young Samuel I. Newhouse , who later became a major newspaper publisher in the United States.
  • A.A. Gill (1954 - 2016)
  • Cecil Harmsworth King (1901 - 1987)
    Cecil Harmsworth King (20 February 1901 – 17 April 1987) was chairman of Daily Mirror Newspapers, Sunday Pictorial Newspapers and the International Publishing Corporation (1963–68), and...
  • Michael Henry de Young (1849 - 1925)
    Michael Henry "M. H." de Young (September 30, 1849 – February 15, 1925) was an American journalist and businessman. Early life De Young was born in St. Louis, Missouri. The family was Jewi...

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).