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Women Journalists and Editors

Women journalists, editors, and others involved in writing and communicating the news. Highlights of notable newswomen.
  1. Nellie Bly (4)
  2. Godey's - Sarah Hale (9)
  3. Charlayne Hunter-Gault (12)
  4. Mary Livermore (9)
  5. Ida Tarbell (3)
  6. Ida B. Wells-Barnett (19)
  7. Photographers and Photoj...
  8. Robin Morgan

Daisy Bates
Daisy Bates, a newspaper publisher with her husband, was a key figure in integrating Central High in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Erma Bombeck
Erma Bombeck biography - a profile of Erma Bombeck, humor columnist.

Oriana Fallaci
Fallaci was known for her interviews with Henry Kissinger -- she got him to say that he fancied himself a cowboy and to call the Vietnam War "useless" -- and with other world leaders including the Ayatollah Khomeini, Indira Gandhi, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Willy Brandt, Walter Cronkite, the Shah of Iran, Golda Meir, Mu'ammar Muhammad al-Gaddafi, Deng Xiaoping, General Giap, and Yasser Arafat.

Ellen Goodman Quotes
Quotations by columnist Ellen Goodman.

Katharine Graham
Katharine Graham, one of the 20th century's most powerful women, was president and publisher of The Washington Post, leading it through interesting times including the publication of the Pentagon Papers against the government's wishes, and the tough investigative reporting of the Watergate scandal of Woodward and Bernstein.

Pauline Kael
Pauline Kael is remembered as the often-acerbic New Yorker movie critic from 1967-1991. This profile includes a few Net links for more information.

Pauline Kael Quotes
Find some select quotes from New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael.

Suzanne La Follette Quotes
Quotations from journalist and editor Suzanne LaFollette, who was a feminist, libertarian, conservative, and anti-communist.

Clare Boothe Luce Quotes
Find select quotations from socialite, writer, publisher, and congresswoman Clare Boothe Luce

Anna Quindlen Quotes
Quotes by Anna Quindlen, columnist and journalist.

About Lucy Stone
Lucy Stone, known as a feminist and abolitionist, also published a newspaper on women's issues with her husband and her daughter.

Helen Thomas Quotes
Quotes by Helen Thomas - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.

Dorothy Thompson Quotes
Quotes by Dorothy Thompson - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.

Barbara Walters
Barbara Walters, the first woman to anchor an American network evening news program, is profiled in this biography sketch.

Oprah Winfrey
A biographical sketch of Oprah Winfrey, billionaire talk show host, producer, and philanthropist.

‘The Trials of Lois Lane’ by Lindsy Van Gelder
"The Trials of Lois Lane: Women in Journalism" reported the discrimination women faced in the 1960s when they tried to work as newspaper reporters.

Anne Green
A portrait of Anne Green, with a brief outline of her journalism career: she became the publisher of Maryland's ownly newspaper in 1767, after her husband's death. She was also Maryland's official pinter of documents.

Two Centuries of American Women Journalists
Library of Congress site, well-illustrated with good information on the history of women as journalists.

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