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YoungWillz

Posted 28 June 2015 - 08:15 PM

Virginia Waite, journalist and who appeared with Cliff Michelmore (yes!) on the BBC's Holiday programme in the late 1960s, 78. http://www.telegraph..._medium=twitter


Sir Creep

Posted 25 June 2015 - 09:28 AM

Veteran journalist, media consultant and former Hongkong Standard executive editor Henry Parwani died on June 24, 2015. He was 67.
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http://www.thestanda...&d_str=20150625

Spade_Cooley

Posted 18 June 2015 - 12:32 PM

BBC/ITN journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts is suffering from a rare blood cancer and needs  a cell transplant

 

Was hoping that news would bubble under most people's radars but the Mail's put a stop to that.


Bibliogryphon

Posted 18 June 2015 - 11:41 AM

BBC/ITN journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts is suffering from a rare blood cancer and needs  a cell transplant


Bibliogryphon

Posted 15 June 2015 - 12:53 PM

John Carroll, former editor of LA Times and Baltimore Sun, dead at 73.
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http://mashable.com/...-la-times-dies/

 

Cause of death is being described as CJD.


Sir Creep

Posted 15 June 2015 - 04:50 AM

John Carroll, former editor of LA Times and Baltimore Sun, dead at 73.
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http://mashable.com/...-la-times-dies/

BuriedInCarolina

Posted 09 June 2015 - 06:59 PM

"HEADLESS BODY IN TOPLESS BAR" The New York Post headline author Vincent Musetto died on Tuesday in the Bronx. He was 74. 

 

http://www.nytimes.c...eless-fame.html


gcreptile

Posted 07 June 2015 - 11:46 AM

 

BBC journalist Nick Robinson has a rare form of lung cancer:

http://www.telegraph...nosis-good.html

 

But apparently, the prognosis is good.

 

Some people on twitter however think that the cancer is "karma" for his coverage of the Scottish independence vote:

http://www.telegraph...s-revealed.html

Nick Robinson has successful surgery, will start chemotherapy now:

http://www.theguardi...-op-lung-tumour

 

Nick Robinson's cancer is "worse than feared", though the prognosis is still "good":

 

http://www.dailymail...e-not-over.html


gcreptile

Posted 07 June 2015 - 10:50 AM

Bill O'Herlihy, Irish journalist who also crossed over to the other side, dead at 76:

 

http://www.irishtime...ed-76-1.2225731


Sir Creep

Posted 31 May 2015 - 09:20 PM

Reporter Ammar Al Shami, age 23 or 33 (I gotta believe the latter), from Rif Dimashq, died in government warplanes missile fired on Al Marj in Rif Dimashq, May 31, 2015.
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http://sn4hr.org/blog/2015/05/31/7501/

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