Category Archives: Magazines

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

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

French photojournalist Remi Ochlik, 28, expected to see horrible things as war photographer

HOMS –  “I expected to see horrible things. Yes, I was afraid,” Remi Ochlik had said of his war photography. Ochlik, 28, who has been killed in Homs alongside the veteran war reporter Marie Colvin, was an award-winning French photojournalist,

French photojournalist Remi Ochlik, 28, expected to see horrible things as war photographer

HOMS –  “I expected to see horrible things. Yes, I was afraid,” Remi Ochlik had said of his war photography. Ochlik, 28, who has been killed in Homs alongside the veteran war reporter Marie Colvin, was an award-winning French photojournalist,

Tewfik Mishlawi, 76, guided generations of journalists reporting from the Middle East

BEIRUT – Tewfik Mishlawi, who has died aged 76, was a father-figure and guru to at least three generations of journalists who went to the Middle East. They live in eternal gratitude to him and his daily digest of translation

Tewfik Mishlawi, 76, guided generations of journalists reporting from the Middle East

BEIRUT – Tewfik Mishlawi, who has died aged 76, was a father-figure and guru to at least three generations of journalists who went to the Middle East. They live in eternal gratitude to him and his daily digest of translation

Richard Ketchum, dead at 89, traded Manhattan for Vermont, co-founded Country Journal magazine

SHELBURNE, Vt. – Richard M. Ketchum, an author and editor who co-founded Country Journal, a magazine that offered a blend of the bucolic and the practical, particularly to city folk who had opted for the rural life, died on Jan.

Richard Ketchum, dead at 89, traded Manhattan for Vermont, co-founded Country Journal magazine

SHELBURNE, Vt. – Richard M. Ketchum, an author and editor who co-founded Country Journal, a magazine that offered a blend of the bucolic and the practical, particularly to city folk who had opted for the rural life, died on Jan.

From Rev. Billy Graham to preemies in neonatal unit, Asheville hospital spokeswoman Merrell Gregory protected privacy of all

(Editor’s note: This story is a hard one to post, because Merrell Gregory was a friend and colleague when we both worked at The Asheville Citizen-Times. To those quoted in this story, I add my own emotional observation that Merrell

From Rev. Billy Graham to preemies in neonatal unit, Asheville hospital spokeswoman Merrell Gregory protected privacy of all

(Editor’s note: This story is a hard one to post, because Merrell Gregory was a friend and colleague when we both worked at The Asheville Citizen-Times. To those quoted in this story, I add my own emotional observation that Merrell

Journalist Anne Chamberlin, 90, covered Paris in the ’50s for Life magazine

SARASOTA, Fla. – Anne Chamberlin, a journalist who reported from Paris in the 1950s for Life magazine, then covered John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign for Time but was foremost a droll prose stylist on subjects including sex, taxes and overly

Journalist Anne Chamberlin, 90, covered Paris in the ’50s for Life magazine

SARASOTA, Fla. – Anne Chamberlin, a journalist who reported from Paris in the 1950s for Life magazine, then covered John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign for Time but was foremost a droll prose stylist on subjects including sex, taxes and overly