2008 passings: Journalists and media

Media figures

Bob Benoit, photographer
Mr. Blackwell, fashion figure
Manuel Bogran, Breeze carrier
Bernie Boston, photographer
P.J. Corkery, editor

Elmer Dills, TV restaurant critic
Bill Drake, radio executive
Clay Felker, editor
Mark Felt, Deep Throat
Steve Grayson, photographer

Leo Greene, journalist
Ed Guthman, journalist and educator
Charles Hillinger, reporter
Gene Hughes, voice of Police Call
Haig Keropian, editor

Frances Lewine, journalist
Matt McHale, reporter and editor
James Melroy, editor
Dith Pran, photographer
George Putnam, newsman

Ken Reich, reporter
Tim Russert, moderator
Mark Schwed, TV critic
Leroy Sievers, news producer
Will Spens, TV reporter

Arthur Spiegelman, journalist
Bill Stall, editorial writer
Gil Stratton, sportscaster
Pat Tobin, PR executive
Delmar Watson, photographer

Bill Boyarsky on Guthman: "Generations of reporters did some of their finest work under Ed's smart and inspirational leadership."

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