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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Palmer, George Josiah (1828–1892), newspaper founder and editor

Bernard Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 556 words.

Palmer, George Josiah (1828–1892), newspaper founder and editor, was born in Clapham, Surrey, on 30 June 1828, the eldest son and second child in the family of four sons and a daughter of...

Blackwood, William (1776–1834), publisher and founder of Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

David Finkelstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing. 1249 words.

Blackwood, William (1776–1834), publisher and founder of Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, was born in Edinburgh on 20 November 1776, the second son of Alexander Blackwood (1736–1802),...

Smith, (Thomas) Wareham (1874–1938), newspaper publicity director and founder of the Ideal Home Exhibition

Deborah Sugg Ryan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1054 words.

Smith, (Thomas) Wareham (1874–1938), newspaper publicity director and founder of the Ideal Home Exhibition, was born at 121 Tottenham Court Road, London, on 19 December 1874, the eldest son...

Reuter, (Paul) Julius de [formerly Israel Beer Josaphat], Baron de Reuter in the nobility of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1816–1899), news agency founder

Charles Wintour.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1077 words.

Reuter, (Paul) Julius de [formerly Israel Beer Josaphat], Baron de Reuter in the nobility of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1816–1899), news agency founder, was born on 21 July 1816 in Kassel,...

Kerr [née Newland], Antonella Reuss [Tony], marchioness of Lothian (1922–2007), journalist and charity founder

Jane Reed.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism. 1368 words.

Kerr [née Newland], Antonella Reuss [Tony], marchioness of Lothian (1922–2007), journalist and charity founder, was born in Rome on 22 May 1922, the only child of Major-General Sir Foster...

Ware, Sir Fabian Arthur Goulstone (1869–1949), newspaper editor and the founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission

A. J. A. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; Journalism. 1418 words.

Ware, Sir Fabian Arthur Goulstone (1869–1949), newspaper editor and the founder of the Imperial War Graves Commission, was born at Clifton, Bristol, on 17 June 1869. He was the only son of...

Williams, Walter

William H. Taft.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1392 words.

Williams, Walter (02 July 1864–29 July 1935), founder of the world's first separate professional school of journalism, founder of the world’s first separate professional school of...

Walter, Arthur Fraser (1846–1910), newspaper proprietor

Colin Seymour-Ure.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1152 words.

Walter, Arthur Fraser (1846–1910), newspaper proprietor, was born on 12 September 1846 at Waterloo House, near Wokingham, Berkshire, the second of the two sons of John Walter (1818–1894),...

Flanner, Janet

Brenda Wineapple.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1151 words.

Flanner, Janet (13 March 1892–07 November 1978), journalist, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the daughter of Frank W. Flanner, a funeral director and philanthropist (founder of Flanner...

Pulitzer, Joseph, Jr.

Daniel W. Pfaff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1350 words.

Pulitzer, Joseph, Jr. (21 March 1885–30 March 1955), editor and publisher, was born in New York City, the son of Joseph Pulitzer, founder of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and...

Hadden, Briton

James L. Baughman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 837 words.

Hadden, Briton (18 February 1898–27 February 1929), magazine founder and editor, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Crowell Hadden, Jr., and Elizabeth Busch. Crowell Hadden, a...

Bowles, Samuel

Stephen G. Weisner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1094 words.

Bowles, Samuel (09 February 1826–16 January 1878), newspaper editor, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Bowles, the founder of the Springfield Republican in 1824, and...

Miller, Bertha Everett Mahony

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1083 words.

Miller, Bertha Everett Mahony (13 March 1882–14 May 1969), editor and magazine founder, was born in Rockport on Cape Ann, Massachusetts, the daughter of Daniel Mahony, a passenger agent and...

Scripps, Robert Paine

Edward E. Adams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1402 words.

Scripps, Robert Paine (27 October 1895–02 March 1938), newspaper publisher, was born in San Diego, California, the son of Edward Willis Scripps, a newspaper publisher and founder of the...

Jolas, Maria

Brenda Wineapple.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education. 1079 words.

Jolas, Maria ( January 1893–04 March 1987), cofounder of the Paris literary review transition, founder of the Ecole Bilingue in Neuilly, and translator and editor, cofounder of the Paris...

Funk, Wilfred John

Ronald S. Marmarelli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing. 1039 words.

Funk, Wilfred John (20 March 1883–01 June 1965), publisher and writer, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Isaac Kauffman Funk, a Lutheran minister turned publisher, and Helen...

Matthews, Thomas Stanley

Paul G. Ashdown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Biographical Studies. 1411 words.

Matthews, Thomas Stanley (16 January 1901–04 January 1991), magazine editor and memoirist, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Paul Clement Matthews, an Episcopal priest, later bishop...

Forbes, Malcolm Stevenson

Ellis W. Hawley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Business and Management. 2146 words.

Forbes, Malcolm Stevenson (19 August 1919–24 February 1990), publisher, was born in New York City, the son of Bertie Charles Forbes, a newspaper columnist and and Adelaide Stevenson. Reared...

Longfellow, William Pitt Preble

William Alan Morrison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Architecture. 922 words.

Longfellow, William Pitt Preble (25 October 1836–03 August 1913), architect and author, was born in Portland, Maine, the son of Stephen Longfellow V, a lawyer, and Marianne Preble. His...

Wilson, Sir Frederick William (1844–1924), journalist and politician

Steven J. Plunkett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; UK Politics. 614 words.

Wilson, Sir Frederick William (1844–1924), journalist and politician, was born on 20 March 1844 at the Manor House, Scarning, Norfolk, the second of the three sons of William Wilson...