Franklin P. Adams - Member of Algonquin Round Table; famous and eminent NY columnist, wrote "The Conning Tower" in NY Evening Mail, Tribune, World, Herald-Tribune; also panelist radio quiz show "Information Please." Born in Chicago, both parents Jewish, first wife (of two) also Jewish. (1881-1960).
Herb Caen - Wrote a daily column about San Francisco that everyone in the Bay Area read from the 1930s until his recent death. You had to read it daily to appreciate how wonderful it was: it created a community; was funny and informative. 50,000 people attended memorial service. SF Bayside promenade re-named "Herb Caen Way".
Former editor of the Miami News; now national columnist for Cox Newspapers. Column distributed worldwide by New York Times News Service.
Sports columnist for the New York Times. Mr. Berkow recently hosted a fascinating discussion of Jewish sports stars.
Columnist for the Chicago Sun Times and voice of Chicago. Was a top college football player as well.
Long a columnist for the "Village Voice". Writes for many publications. Consistently interesting political/cultural analysis from a left/liberal perspective.
Personal health columnist for the NY Times and best selling author of health-related books.
Sports writer for the Newark (NJ) Star Ledger. Has been elected to seven halls of fame including the "National Sportscasters and Sportswriters". Frequently appears on television in the NY area.
Newsweek columnist. Author, under the name "Anonymous", of "Primary Colors". As you may recall, this novel satirizing the Clinton administration, was a best seller and speculation as to its author ran rampant. Klein, who denied authorship, finally confessed.
Columnist for Time Magazine. Covers Arts and Entertainment.
Conservative columnist featured in "National Review On-Line". Son of Lucianne Goldberg, conservative journalist who was prominent in the Linda Tripp/Lewinsky affair.
Conservative columnist with his own web-zine under the amusing name "Planet Goldberg".
Dear Abby is the twin sister of Ann Landers. They were raised in Sioux City, Iowa. (Real names: Pauline and Esther Friedman). Ironic that America turns to Jewish mothers for advice
Rosenthal was a New York Times executive editor (1977–88) and columnist (1987–1999) and New York Daily News columnist (1999–2004). He joined the New York Times in 1943 and worked for the Times for 56 years - from 1943 to 1999. Rosenthal won a Pulitzer Prize in 1960 for international reporting.
Gold is a much missed entertainment columnist who wrote for the Chicago Tribune during the 70s. He died much too young of leukemia.
Sihn is a former sex advice columnist for the New York Press, who has recently authored a semi-autobiographical novel about an advice columnist. Ms. Sohn works a lot of Yiddish into her accounts of her own sexual adventures.
Landers is the twin sister of Dear Abby. They were raised in Sioux City, Iowa. (Real names: Pauline and Esther Friedman). Ironic that America turns to Jewish mothers for advice
Novelist and journalist. Author of the acclaimed feminist novel "Up the Sandbox" and the novel "Lovingkindness". Her non-fiction book "My Real Life as a Mother" was nominated for a National Book Award. Her early life memoir is "1145 Park Avenue". Her grandfather founded the Van Heusen shirt company. She writes a column for the NY Observer.
Wine and Spirits Editor for the magazine "Bon Appetit"; food commentator, WCBS New York, KFWB, Los Angeles. The "Dias" is Sephardic.
NY Times writer who is widely syndicated. Frequently writes on legal issues.
Humor writer with a bite syndicated in hundreds of papers.
Canadian social and political commentator. Extremely conservative. Wife of Conrad Black, the man who controls 60% of all newspapers in Canada.