List of Jewish American journalists

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This is a list of famous journalists who have some Jewish heritage. For other famous Jewish Americans, see Lists of Jewish Americans.


  1. ^ Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu (April 24, 2013). "NY Times Editor Jill Abramson Sparks News Not Fit to Print". The Jewish Press. Retrieved September 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ Obituary from Chicago Sun-Times July 21, 1999 (source
  3. ^ "Interview With Pearl Paterson Thompson Archived 2007-01-16 at the Wayback Machine." interviewed by Greg Kupsky, from Rutgers Oral History Archives: "GK: Did you ever see any examples of anti-Semitism at Rutgers? PT: [....]There was someone else I knew who changed his name, and there was a very famous columnist, Martin Agronsky [Rutgers College, 1936], who is listed in the Rutgers yearbook as Martin Agrons, but later, a few years afterwards when he became famous, he decided to live up to his name. So, I had and still have some very good Jewish friends."
  4. ^ "Kate Bolduan". Retrieved August 20, 2017. he is married to Carlyle Group principal Michael David Gershenson, and both are based in Washington D.C. The couple are recent converts to the Jewish faith, having joined the Washington Hebrew Congregation sometime in November 2009 
  5. ^ [1] "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-07-21. Retrieved 2006-05-18. 
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-17. Retrieved 2006-05-18.  "the Jewish reporter Carl Bernstein, who busted Nixon, in All the President’s Men..."
  7. ^ New York Magazine. February 11, 1991. Page 36.
  8. ^ [2] "He listed a few of "us"..."
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  10. ^ "Television Hall of Fame Honorees: Complete List". 
  11. ^ Bloom, Nate (November 5, 2007). "Interfaith Celebrities: Katie Couric's Jewish Mom and the Jewish Side to". Archived from the original on April 14, 2011. Retrieved July 8, 2017. 
  12. ^ Klein 2007, p. 15
  13. ^ Rottenberg, Dan (1996), "Caceres", Finding Our Fathers: A Guidebook to Jewish Genealogy, Genealogical Publishing Co., p. 187 
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  15. ^ Matt Drudge and Julia Phillips (2000). "DRUDGE MANIFESTO, Chapter one". Denver Post. Retrieved 2007-03-02. 
  16. ^ [4] ""She's an informed anchor, and totally unafraid to be Jewish on the air," Brandwynne said. "There was a time when it wasn't such a hot idea to admit that you were Jewish. We've come to another place." "I love our history, our perseverance, our individuality and devotion to family," Fernandez said. "I'm very proud of the Jewish people and [their] contributions to society and world culture.""
  17. ^ [5] "This, combined with the fact that Friedman is Jewish, makes all the more..."
  18. ^ a b [6] "NPR’s On the Media—a brilliant weekly radio show that expertly covers journalism and the arts from the perspective of how they’re produced, circulated, and consumed—is hosted by two Jews, Bob Garfield and Brooke Gladstone . . ."
  19. ^ Marcy, Oster (October 19, 2016). "Politico Editor Hadas Gold Gets Vicious Threats from Donald Trump Backer". Jewish Daily Forward. 
  20. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-06-02. Retrieved 2006-05-18.  "I wanted to dismiss Goldberg’s good fortune as just the luck of the Irish, except Bernie Goldberg is Jewish."
  21. ^ Jeffrey Goldberg[7] "Goldberg recently won the Anti-Defamation League's Daniel Pearl Award and goes so far as to suggest that being Jewish has benefited him in his dealings with terrorists. "I've always found it to my advantage. I use my Jewishness as a tool.""
  22. ^ Goldberg, Jonah (2004-12-23). "Politicizing Christmas", National Review Online. Accessed 2017-07-08
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  24. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-01-16. Retrieved 2006-05-18.  "Unlike most Jewish youngsters of their era, they led rootless lives..."
  25. ^ [9] "“You’re Jewish, aren’t you, Seymour?” In all our previous conversations..."
  26. ^ Look who's talking The Observer, 14 April 2002
  27. ^ Hitch-22, page 352.
  28. ^ "Super Tuesday - A special Election Day episode featuring 'Washington Post' reporter Bob Woodward, 'National Review' editor Eliana Johnson, Tablet columnist Jamie Kirchick, and a Democrat in Boca". Tablet magazine. Our third Jewish guest is Eliana Johnson, National Review’s Washington editor, who tells us what the mood is like in her Washington, D.C. office, why certain Senate races are more important than the presidential election, and why she's not voting at the top of the ticket (and minute 48:50 in interview) 
  29. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 21, 2011. Retrieved November 29, 2011. 
  30. ^ Gaby Wenig (Nov 13, 2003). "Q & A With Larry King". The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. In a recent chat with The Journal, King spoke effusively about growing up Jewish in Brooklyn. 
  31. ^ "Charles Krauthammer". Harry Walker Agency bio ( Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  32. ^ "The unfashionable Charles Krauthammer". The Jerusalem Post. October 6, 2009. Retrieved July 8, 2017. 
  33. ^ [10] "So which Jews make the list? New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, and columnist Krugman
  34. ^ [11] "As a Jew, I have always wished for and worked toward peace and civility in the Palestinian territories and Israel."
  35. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-02-03. Retrieved 2007-03-05. 
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  37. ^ [12] "Friends, family remember slain Jewish journalist Daniel Pearl..."
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  39. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-05-05. Retrieved 2006-05-18.  "few months back, leftist Jewish critics, such as Frank Rich, Abraham Foxman and Leon Wieseltier..."
  40. ^ [14] "His name was Geraldo Rivera (pictured), an attorney, he was young, Jewish / Hispanic" [15] [16]
  41. ^ [17][permanent dead link] "But Steve, a Jewish boy from New Jersey, was in strange territory..."
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  43. ^ Powell's Books - Best Contemporary Jewish Writing by Michael Lerner
  44. ^ Schorr[19] "Schorr suggests in the 2004 anthology “I Am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl.” “We Jews are searchers for truth, sometimes called investigative reporting,” Schorr writes in his personal essay for the book."
  45. ^ [20] "Muckraking Jewish journalist George Seldes lived by the motto: "Tell the truth and run.""
  46. ^ [21] "But Siegel, who discussed his experiences growing up Jewish in America..."
  47. ^ Berrin, Danielle (November 7, 2008). "Q&A with Joel Stein: The Los Angeles Times is 'not a happy place'". The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles. Retrieved 2014-05-14. Q: What's Jewish about you?
    A: My name, my face.... I've gotten so much Jewier since moving to L.A. This is the Jewiest place compared to New York.
  48. ^ Sahl, Mort (March 31, 2004). Cook, Dana, ed. "Meeting Gloria Steinem: first encounters and initial impressions - A 70th birthday celebration". Retrieved 2014-05-14. And Gloria became a professional liberal. That’s easy for a Jewish girl from Cleveland whose father was a junk dealer and who went to Smith College. (1958) 
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  50. ^ Jewish Exponent: "Grads Hear Jake Tapper's Rap About 'Lashon Hara'" by bryan Schwartzman June 14, 2012
  51. ^ Wallace[22] "Wallace, who said he is Jewish and was brought up in a Zionist home, admitted that earlier in the day he “got himself in trouble for asking provocative questions.”"
  52. ^ Quinn, Sally (2006-12-22). "Television Personality Looks Anew At Religion". Washington Post/Newsweek. Retrieved 2006-12-22. 
  53. ^ Blumenthal, Ralph (16 May 1998). "Woman Helps Jews Trace Eastern European Roots". The New York Times. 
  54. ^ [23] "Werman: 'Well, I'm really not observant -- my mother converted to Judaism before I was born, and my father was born Jewish but not religious. I was brought up in Jewish culture, but never had a bar mitzvah.'"
  55. ^ [24] "Walter Winchell, a lower class Russian-American Jewish boy who morphed..."
  56. ^ Kampeas, Ron (9 January 2018). "Michael Wolff: Donald Trump knowing who's Jewish is creepy". Jewish Telegraphic Agency. 
  57. ^ [25] "Meet Gideon Yago, the 25-year-old Jew from New York, who was sent to cover America's war in Iraq for MTV."