Category Archives: Journalism

Mike Wallace interviewing people on ’60 Minutes’ was as interesting as those he interviewed

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – CBS News legend Mike Wallace, the “60 Minutes” pit-bull reporter whose probing, brazen style made his name synonymous with the tough interview – a style he practically invented for television more than half a century ago

Mike Wallace interviewing people on ’60 Minutes’ was as interesting as those he interviewed

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – CBS News legend Mike Wallace, the “60 Minutes” pit-bull reporter whose probing, brazen style made his name synonymous with the tough interview – a style he practically invented for television more than half a century ago

Hounded by Al-Shabaab, beloved Somali radio journalist Hassan Mohamed, 45, dies in exile

NAIROBI – Veteran Somali radio journalist Hassan Mohamed, 45, died early yesterday morning in Eastleigh, a Nairobi suburb. He had fled Mogadishu in 2010, having been threatened, kidnapped, and shot twice. One of hundreds of Somali refugees in Kenya, many

Hounded by Al-Shabaab, beloved Somali radio journalist Hassan Mohamed, 45, dies in exile

NAIROBI – Veteran Somali radio journalist Hassan Mohamed, 45, died early yesterday morning in Eastleigh, a Nairobi suburb. He had fled Mogadishu in 2010, having been threatened, kidnapped, and shot twice. One of hundreds of Somali refugees in Kenya, many

With trademark cigar and fedora, Bert Sugar, 74, was boxing’s brilliant encyclopedia

MOUNT KISCO, NY – Boxing suffered a great loss Sunday when the sport’s legendary journalist and historian Bert Sugar died at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco of a heart attack following a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was

With trademark cigar and fedora, Bert Sugar, 74, was boxing’s brilliant encyclopedia

MOUNT KISCO, NY – Boxing suffered a great loss Sunday when the sport’s legendary journalist and historian Bert Sugar died at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco of a heart attack following a lengthy battle with lung cancer. He was

Self taught, Pulitzer Prize winner Alice C. Steinbach, 78, was ‘fearless’ in her writing

BALTIMORE – Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place

Self taught, Pulitzer Prize winner Alice C. Steinbach, 78, was ‘fearless’ in her writing

BALTIMORE – Alice C. Steinbach, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for The Baltimore Sun, whose work captured the wonder and grace of people and places around the world, died Tuesday of cancer at her Roland Park Place

Legendary Atlanta Journal-Constitution sports writer Furman Bisher, 93, is gone

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. – He covered the Masters, Kentucky Derby and the Georgia-Georgia Tech football game more than 50 times each. Most of the Super Bowls, too. But on Sunday, the story of legendary sportswriter Furman Bisher came to an end.

Legendary Atlanta Journal-Constitution sports writer Furman Bisher, 93, is gone

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. – He covered the Masters, Kentucky Derby and the Georgia-Georgia Tech football game more than 50 times each. Most of the Super Bowls, too. But on Sunday, the story of legendary sportswriter Furman Bisher came to an end.

First person: Firesign Theatre remembers co-founder Peter Bergman, 72, for his witty irreverence

We are sad to report that Peter Bergman passed away in the early morning hours of Friday March 9, 2012 due to complications from leukemia. We will have more details as they become available. Peter Bergman was born in Cleveland,

First person: Firesign Theatre remembers co-founder Peter Bergman, 72, for his witty irreverence

We are sad to report that Peter Bergman passed away in the early morning hours of Friday March 9, 2012 due to complications from leukemia. We will have more details as they become available. Peter Bergman was born in Cleveland,

Newsman Franklin McMahon’s sketchs of Emmett Till lynching trial were bold strokes for civil rights

CHICAGO – Franklin McMahon covered the world and its newsmakers with a pencil and a sketch pad. “He told what he saw through his art,” said his daughter Chicago sculptor Margot McMahon. “He called himself an artist reporter and really

Newsman Franklin McMahon’s sketchs of Emmett Till lynching trial were bold strokes for civil rights

CHICAGO – Franklin McMahon covered the world and its newsmakers with a pencil and a sketch pad. “He told what he saw through his art,” said his daughter Chicago sculptor Margot McMahon. “He called himself an artist reporter and really