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Notables in the Newspaper Business

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  • The Rt. Hon. Sir Francis Hincks, KCMG PC (1807 - 1885)
    Updated from WikiTree Genealogy by SmartCopy : Dec 4 2015, 17:50:35 UTC The Rt. Hon. Sir Francis Hincks, KCMG PC (December 14, 1807 – August 18, 1885) was a Canadian politician and British...
  • Leopold Jacob (L. J.) Greenberg (1861 - 1931)
    L. J. Greenberg, born Leopold Jacob Greenberg (1861–1931), was an accomplished British Jewish journalist. He had become an energetic propagandist of the new Zionism in England by the Third Zio...
  • James T. Neal (1921 - 2016)
    Newspaper journalist, publisher, and professor who was at the center of a First Amendment case, as detailed in a loving memorial piece by his granddaughter , Alexandra Petri of The Washington Post . ...
  • John Jeffry Louis, III
    John Jeffry Louis is the son of the Ambassador John J. Louis Jr. and Josephine Louis. He is currently the Chairman of Gannett Co, serves on the board of the Olayan Group; S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.;...
  • 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...

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).