Mark Hellinger - Famous Broadway news columnist who had millions of readers in the 1920s and 30s. He also was a film producer who made a number of gritty urban crime films such as "Naked City", "Brute Force", and "High Sierra". The famous Mark Hellinger theater on Broadway is named for him.
Robert Novak - Well-known as half of the team of Evans and Novak. We have received differing reports on Novak to put it mildly. We will check our sources and remove his name if it turns out he has no Jewish background. Update: One of our most reliable correspondents swears that she saw Novak on a Christian television program discussing his conversion from Judaism to Catholicism. So, w/o mincing words, for most of our visitors--if you dont like him, you got another reason.
Columnist for Time Magazine. Essayist for the show formerly known as the McNeil/Lehrer News Hour.
Writer for NY Observer.
Hollywood gossip columnist who was quite well-known and powerful in the 30s. Had a cultivated British accent, but was actually Lily Shiel, a very poor Jewish girl from South London. Best remembered today as F. Scott Fitzgeralds mistress. He died in her apartment.
Sports columnist for the Long Island, NY based newspaper "Newsday" until his recent retirement. On the advisory board of the NY Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
Film reviewer for the "New Republic" for many years. A tough critic but an interesting read.
Sports columnist for the Long Island, NY newspaper "Newsday".
For forty years, until her death in the early 1990s, provided "nuts and bolts" financial advice to average Americans.
Pulitizer winning writer for the NY Times
Washington Post Sportwriter.He also has a Sunday column in which he explores non-Sports issues, often in a funny way. Host of the Tony Kornheiser show on ESPN radio.
Most famous as columnist for the NY Herald Tribune from the 20s to 70s. Moved gradually to a more conservative stance. His influence was profound, if sometimes wrong-headed such as advocating the wartime interring of Japanese-Americans.
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.