Murray, John E., Jr. (John Edward), 1932-

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Dates:
Birth 1932-12-20
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

J. Edward Murray was a journalist, editor, and publisher. In 1938 he joined the United Press Association (1938-1948), serving as a war correspondent in London and Paris and as manager for Italy in Rome. He organized the Los Angeles "Mirror" for Times Mirror Company and was directing editor of the Los Angeles "Mirror" (1948-1960) and "Arizona Republic" (1960-1971). He helped write the Associated Press Managing Editors' code of ethics. He later worked for Knight-Ridder Newspapers and was associate editor of the Detroit "Free Press" (1971-1976) and publisher of the Boulder (Colo.) "Daily Camera" (1976-1982). After retiring he became a consultant, traveling throughout the United States and to many foreign countries.

From the description of J. Edward Murray papers, 1938-1993. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 256792264

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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945--Journalists
  • Freedom of the press
  • Journalistic ethics
  • Newspaper publishing
  • Newspapers

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Places:

  • Colorado--Boulder (as recorded)
  • Arizona--Phoenix (as recorded)
  • Michigan--Detroit (as recorded)
  • California--Los Angeles (as recorded)
  • Boulder (Colo.) (as recorded)