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In an era when newsrooms were often shadowed by sarcasm and cynicism, Robert J. Herguth was a genial gentleman. As reporter, feature writer and columnist for both the Chicago Daily News and the Sun-Times, Herguth delighted readers and colleagues for … more
World traveler. Lover of poetry and news quizzes. Equally quick with irreverent quips and sage advice. And, at his heart, always a newspaperman. That’s how Barrett Gregg “Barry” Henderson’s friends say they will remember him.Read more more
Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world’s least-understood nations, has died. He was 57. Talmadge died this week in Japan after suffering a heart attack … more
Warren H. Phillips, who started at The Wall Street Journal as a $40-a-week proofreader and then vaulted through the ranks to become its publisher and the chief executive of its parent, Dow Jones & Company, died on Friday at his home in … more
Robert Pear, a reporter whose understated demeanor belied a tenacious pursuit of sources and scoops during his 40 years at The New York Times covering health care and other critical national issues, died on Tuesday in Rockville, Md. He was 69. His … more
Bill Fleischman, a former columnist and sports reporter for The News Journal and Philadelphia Daily News who covered the Flyers during the team's glory years in the 1970s, has died at age 80. Fleischman, a Brandywine Hundred resident, had been … more
 Gordon McLeod, a distinguished and well-respected media executive who held senior positions at Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, Time Inc., and CBS News, among others, died of complications from a nine-year battle with cancer on April 26 in New … more
The newspaper industry and Connecticut lost a titan of the free press and devoted patron of the community Saturday with the death of William J. Pape II. The longtime editor, former publisher and president, and chairman of the board of American … more
Retired News & Observer editorial cartoonist Dwane Powell, whose drawings summarized and satirized decades of North Carolina political debates and decisions with humanity and humor, died Sunday night. Powell, 74, kept track of current events … more
Jonathan Wolman, editor and publisher of The Detroit News for the past 12 years, died Monday of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 68. In a career spanning 46 years, the Madison, Wisconsin, native covered and managed some of the biggest … more
E. Ralph Hostetter, the former publisher and owner of the Cecil Whig and current chairman and publisher of American Farm Publications Inc., died Tuesday of heart disease at his home in North East. He was 97. Edward Ralph Hostetter—he never used … more
Tom Hill, longtime publisher of The Oak Ridger and a leader in Tennessee media and Oak Ridge for more than a half century, died March 23, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. He was 90. Tom was the son of the late Alfred and Julia Gontrum Hill … more
The late John Mehno always marched to his own drummer. He never had an official full-time job. Instead, he chose to live his life as a freelance sports writer for 47 years. He never married. He lived at home in Baden and looked after his mother, who … more
Known as “Mighty Joe Knowland” to colleagues and simply “Papa” to his family, Joseph W. Knowland, the former Oakland Tribune editor and publisher, died earlier this week at the age of 88, his son said Saturday.  Read more more
Kevin Kaufman, who poured his passion into leading the Daily Camera in a variety of pivotal roles for a quarter of a century, died Sunday morning at his Louisville home of complications from cancer. He was 62. Kaufman, known for his tireless work in … more
Nick Cafardo, the Boston Globe’s nationally recognized and widely respected baseball columnist, died Thursday in Fort Myers, Fla. He was 62. Cafardo’s love of baseball and commitment to his craft compelled him to report to JetBlue Park, the … more
For decades, Eva Kilgore documented the goings-on around Huntington Beach and environs in her weekly Orange County Register column. But, ever involved in community events, she was far from just an observer. “Eva was a big-time social butterfly,” … more
Randolph Leader editor John W. Stevenson, 70, passed away Thursday morning, Feb. 14, at his Roanoke home surrounded by his loved ones and his pets after a year and half battle with cancer. John was only the third editor of the newspaper, which was … more
Rex Wilson, who led the Peninsula Daily News’ coverage of local news for almost 17 years as its executive editor, has died. He was 70. Wilson died Wednesday at his home in the Mexican town of Zapopan, a suburb of Guadalajara, of complications from … more
Kevin Kaufman, who poured his passion into leading the Daily Camera in a variety of pivotal roles for a quarter of a century, died Sunday morning at his Louisville home of complications from cancer. He was 62.  Read more more
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