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Reporter Helen Thomas Dead at 92

She covered 10 presidents during her career

(Newser) - Veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas is dead at age 92, reports CNN . The word "trailblazing" is already in heavy use, as here in Politico 's early obituary, given that Thomas achieved so many firsts for female journalists—including becoming the first woman to serve as president of... More »

Campaigns Plunge Reporters Into Depression

It's loathing and loathing on the campaign trail

(Newser) - You think you're depressed by this political campaign season? Pity the poor reporters, some of whom are facing a career crisis as they stare into the abyss of their jobs. The rattling revelations started with New York Times Magazine reporter Mark Leibovich, who bemoaned the soul-destroying "joylessness" of... More »

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