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Posted 04 February 2016 - 03:16 PM

Arthur Binnie, journalist who scooped the discovery of the missing Stone of Destiny, dies at 89. http://www.bbc.co.uk...etland-35493518

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Posted 21 January 2016 - 09:11 AM

Timothy Gilson Foote, editor, author, former Time-Life foreign correspondent and longtime Aquinnah and Chilmark seasonal resident, died Dec. 21 in Beaverkill, N.Y. He was 89 and recently had fallen ill with mesothelioma, acquired when he was a Naval Reserve radio operator on an aircraft carrier in the Pacific in World War II.


Posted 05 January 2016 - 04:52 PM

Death Notice for William Weyland Turner, former FBI agent, who has died at 88 on 26 December 2015. http://www.legacy.co...x?pid=177103326


Worked for Hoover for 10 years, left because of the anti-Communist agenda pursued by Hoover and became a journalist. Investigated the assassination of JFK and became convinced it was a conspiracy. Also worked with Jim Garrison on the prosecution of Clay Shaw in connection with the assassination. Author of books on this and also Robert Kennedy's assassination.


Posted 27 December 2015 - 09:41 PM

Liam Clarke,  formerly the Northern Ireland editor for the Sunday Times, has died only nine days after he was diagnosed with cancer.       


Posted 21 December 2015 - 09:52 AM

Nigel Buxton, dead at the age of 91. Qualifies for this thread via being a major travel writer for 30 years (editing the Sunday Telegraph's travel section), but for anyone between the age of 30 and 45 is much better known as the Adam and Joe Show's "BaaadDad".



Posted 20 December 2015 - 04:09 PM

Christopher Martin Jenkins followed Alan Lee as The Times cricket corespondent, now Lee follows CMJ, into the 'beyond'.


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Posted 18 December 2015 - 08:58 PM

Harold W. Andersen, the former publisher of Nebraska’s largest daily newspaper and first American to be president of the International Federation of Newspaper Publishers, has died. He was 92.


Posted 16 December 2015 - 12:32 PM

Jimmy Walker, Northern Irish motorcycle journalist, has died after a long illness at 78:




Posted 11 December 2015 - 12:25 AM

Reports that Ian Bell, journalist and columnist with The Herald and Sunday Herald has died. He was 59. https://twitter.com/...106798215569414 and https://twitter.com/...107561612423168


Edit: Herald Obit: http://m.heraldscotl...s_at_age_of_59/




Posted 06 December 2015 - 02:09 PM

The London Times chief opera critic from 1992-2002, Rodney Milnes has died at 79:




He had a long illness... sounds like he could have been on DQSP as well...

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