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January 06, 2014
A sly rascal and one of the great journalists of his generation, which will probably be remembered as the last generation of real print journalists. My 25 years at Newsday coincided with his two stints there, first as a Newsday managing editor and then as editor of N.Y. Newsday. I watched with amazement as he built the New York City edition into a great paper and watched in horror as the penny-pinchers of the L.A. Times-Mirror Corp. shut it down. The next spring, N.Y. Newsday won a Pulitzer Prize, too little and too late to save it.
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