Category Archives: Newspapers

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.

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,

Marie Colvin, British journalist killed in Syria, was veteran correspondent of many of world’s hot spots

HOMS, Syria – Sunday Times war reporter Marie Colvin has been killed in a targeted shelling attack by government forces in the besieged Syrian city of Homs. The news comes just hours after the American-born foreign correspondent reported on ‘sickening’

Marie Colvin, British journalist killed in Syria, was veteran correspondent of many of world’s hot spots

HOMS, Syria – Sunday Times war reporter Marie Colvin has been killed in a targeted shelling attack by government forces in the besieged Syrian city of Homs. The news comes just hours after the American-born foreign correspondent reported on ‘sickening’

Chummy with royal family, royal reporter James Whitaker, 71, took flak for stories about Princess Di and Charles

LONDON — James Whitaker, considered by many of his peers to be the dean of the tight-knit pack of reporters who specialize in covering the British royal family, had the good fortune that comes to those in all walks of

Chummy with royal family, royal reporter James Whitaker, 71, took flak for stories about Princess Di and Charles

LONDON — James Whitaker, considered by many of his peers to be the dean of the tight-knit pack of reporters who specialize in covering the British royal family, had the good fortune that comes to those in all walks of

Anthony Shadid, 43, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, dies on assignment in Syria

SYRIA – Anthony Shadid, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent who died on Thursday at 43, had long been passionately interested in the Middle East, first because of his Lebanese-American heritage and later because of what he saw there firsthand.

Anthony Shadid, 43, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, dies on assignment in Syria

SYRIA – Anthony Shadid, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent who died on Thursday at 43, had long been passionately interested in the Middle East, first because of his Lebanese-American heritage and later because of what he saw there firsthand.