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  1. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Long-time Post editor chose to live by his words

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 02:59am by Christy Choi, C.P. Ho and Jane Ram

    ... and letters to the editor. "In a way he was the king of the subs," said Post columnist Jake Van Der Kamp. "He knew his stuff, his judgment was sound, and he was a walking library." ... Christy Choi, C.P. Ho and Jane Ram Vernon Ram was offered a Rhodes scholarship but instead followed his passion for journalism Long-time Post editor chose to live by his words Vernon ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Al Feldstein, former editor of satirical Mad magazine, dies aged 88

    Posted May 01st 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Los Angeles Long-time Mad editor Feldstein dies at 88 Al Feldstein, a long-time editor of US humour magazine Mad who helped push it to its peak in popularity in the 1970s, died at his home in the US state of Montana, according to a funeral home announcement. Feldstein, 88, who was editor of Mad during its heyday in the 1960s and 70s and also a comic book writer ...

  3. News - World - OBITUARY

    Maya Angelou: American Renaissance woman dies aged 86

    Posted May 29th 2014, 01:24am by AP

    ... on Angelou's 40th birthday. Angelou was little known outside theatre until I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, which she penned after being persuaded to write a book by Random House editor Bob Loomis. ...

  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    Helen Gurley Brown, longtime Cosmopolitan editor, dies at 90

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Helen Gurley Brown, Cosmopolitan magazine's longtime editor, inspired women to pursue a life they desired, including sex regardless of their marital ... has died. The longtime editor of Cosmopolitan magazine died on Monday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia, aged 90, said Hearst Corporation. In 1962, Brown, a copywriter for a Los ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    Fashion designer L'Wren Scott was icon in her own right

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:31pm by NYT

    ... friend, British fashion editor Isabella Blow, died in 2007 aged 48. Scott became one of New York's most famous designers over the last decade, with a sensibility that catered to women's ... with a confident and powerful style," long-time Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour wrote. Scott, who was born Luann Bambrough, was raised in Utah by adoptive parents. Her love of fashion began when ...

  6. News - China - OBITUARY

    Phuntso Wangye, Tibetan communist who urged reconciliation, dies at 91

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:19am by Reuters

    ... in 1959 after an abortive uprising against communist rule. Phuntso wrote a series of letters to former president Hu Jintao condemning local leaders for using the campaign against ...

  7. News - World - OBITUARY

    Amiri Baraka, activist writer allied with Black Power Movement, dies

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by AP

    ... Associated Press Amiri Baraka led Black Arts Movement, an in-your-face force in American culture Poet ally of Black Power activistsmourned Amiri Baraka, the militant man of letters and tireless agitator whose blues-based, fist-shaking poems, plays and criticism made him a provocative and groundbreaking force in American culture, has died. He was 79. His booking agent, Celeste ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    Chicago chef Charlie Trotter dies at 54

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:35pm by AP

    ... Alinea and Next. He was so innovative and focused and intense and really brilliant EDITOR DANA COWIN Trotter opened Charlie Trotter's in 1987 with his father, Bob, as his partner. Over ... Guide debuted in Chicago. "His restaurant shaped the world of food," said Dana Cowin, the editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine. "He was so innovative and focused ...

  9. News - World - OBITUARY

    Lou Reed, genius who inspired the stars, dies aged 71

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 08:55am by MCT

    ... misunderstood, even reviled underground figure into an international man of letters, published author and respected artist. In Europe, The Velvets music became central to the so-called velvet revolution ...

  10. News - China - OBITUARY

    Former People's Daily chief editor Hu Jiwei sought Tiananmen vindication

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com 'Truth about Tiananmen' was ex-editor's last wish Hu Jiwei, a former People's Daily chief editor and one of the most vocal advocates for political reform, made vindication of the Tiananmen protest movement his dying wish. He died on Sunday, one day after his 96th birthday. A close family member who declined to be named said ...




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