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Posted Yesterday, 12:02 AM

Jack Warden (no, not the actor), former political editor of The Glasgow Herald, 87. http://www.heraldsco...72.Jack_Warden/


Broke the story of Princess Margaret's divorce and (along with others) broke the story regarding Michael Fagan's appearance in the Queen's apartments.


Posted 28 July 2015 - 10:54 PM

Don Oberdorfer, 84, Top Diplomatic Reporter for Washington Post, Dies - might have been an "ace foreign policy writer" but he's an ace in the hole now!




Posted 27 July 2015 - 09:46 AM

Ingrid Sischy, feminist writer and critic at the Vanity Fair and The New Yorker has died of breast cancer at 63:




Apparently, she wrote gossip articles for intellectuals and knew everyone from Elton John to Joseph Beuys.


Posted 18 July 2015 - 10:54 PM

Re Ms Hopkins, Jon Ronson in today's Guardian magazine also met her and conducted a kind of cat and mouse interview in which she kept changing her line of argument. All of which means it's hard to know what credibility to give the claim she mades that her epilepsy is so severe she fears she may only have a few more years to live.


Posted 17 July 2015 - 03:24 PM

Hacker group known as Anonymous have made a threat to of Katie Hopkins: specifically, she has to publicly apologise to those she has hurt with her various rantings or they will make sure we all know where she lives and how to send her raging personal emails.


All together now: C'mon Anonymous!!


Posted 15 July 2015 - 11:56 AM

Marlene Sanders, one of America's first female television journalists and the first network newswoman to report from Vietnam, dead at 84.




Posted 10 July 2015 - 01:47 PM

Endell Laird, former editor of the Daily Record/Sunday Mail, 81. http://www.theguardi...or-dies-aged-81


Posted 09 July 2015 - 01:51 PM

Dexter Eure, first black columnist at the Boston Globe, dead at 91.




Posted 09 July 2015 - 12:20 AM

Tom Brokaw now talking about being in the "mortality zone". Probably gonna hold out for a few more years, but a good one to keep on file. 


Posted 08 July 2015 - 01:20 AM

Andrew Alexander, former City Editor and columnist for the Daily Mail, said to be the Queen Mother's favourite columnist, 80. http://www.dailymail...er-dies-80.html


Friend of Enoch Powell too, so that will be one reunion party in the front row seats in Hell, then.

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