Obituaries

By Freddy Mayhew 18 May 15:57
British Association of Journalists union founder Steve Turner has been praised by rival union the NUJ as a "fierce defender" of journalists' working conditions and an advocate for "robust and decent" journalism following his death aged 80.
By Freddy Mayhew 16 May 10:49
Channel 4 News anchor Jon Snow and colleagues have led tributes to senior foreign affairs producer Sarah Corp, behind the programme’s coverage of the conflicts in Libya, Egypt, and Iraq, who has died from cancer aged 41.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 12 May 10:21
Tributes have been paid to the launch editor of British Elle magazine, Daily Mail columnist and author Sally Brampton, who famously battled depression, after she was found dead in the sea.
By James Alan Anslow former chief production editor NotW 10 May 7:30
Groundbreaking national newspaper production journalist Mike Davey has died aged 72.
By PA Mediapoint 03 May 10:04
Daily Mail astrologer Jonathan Cainer has died from a heart attack aged 58, his assistant has said.
By Press Gazette 18 April 12:30
A former regional newspaper group editor turned successful author has died.
By John Reynolds 01 April 15:25

Denise Robertson has been described as a “remarkably savvy lady” by the publisher of healthy living title Candis, where one of the country's most famous agony aunts penned a monthly column for the past seven years.

By Dominic Ponsford 17 March 7:59
Cliff Michelmore, who was one of BBC television and radio's leading figures for decades, has died aged 96.
By Press Gazette 07 March 14:35
Tom McGhie, a long-serving Fleet Street journalist, died peacefully on 2 March aged 66.
By Pat Welland 26 February 6:49

Mirror news sub Ben Noble, a much loved craftsman of words from the days of hot metal who carried his talents into the computer age, has died aged 80.

By Dominic Ponsford 15 February 17:24
Former Daily Mail science editor Michael Hanlon has died from a heart attack aged 51.
By Neil Darbyshire 01 February 15:21
With his lustrous handlebar moustache, natty line in blazers and slacks, mellifluous tones and weakness for a good ale, John Stevens could easily have been mistaken for an RAF veteran.
By William Turvill 21 December 13:08
Staff were informed of the news yesterday by group managing editor Craig Tregurtha.
By Aletha Adu 10 December 11:38
Freelance sports photographer Martyn Harrison, who was official club photographer for Sheffield United, has died of cancer aged 60.
By Mike Waring 24 November 7:30

Mike Charity, one of the West Country’s best known freelance photo-journalists and TV news cameramen has died at the age of 79.

By Dominic Ponsford 24 November 7:15
David Steen,considered one of the great Fleet Street photographers of his time, has died aged 79.
By PA Mediapoint 03 November 9:19
Radio 4 Today presenter John Humphrys said his former colleague, who had cancer, was "one of the great radio newsreaders".
By Dominic Ponsford 27 October 16:57
Former Observer film critic Philip French died today aged 82.
By David Williams 19 October 13:23
For more than a quarter of a century in Fleet Street, Peter Burden, who died this month aged 77, was considered by many journalists, editors and police officers to have been the doyen of crime reporters.
By PA Mediapoint 19 October 9:22

Tributes have been paid to a British journalist and student who died in Istanbul, as friends called into question the circumstances of her death. (Turkish flag pictured, Shutterstock)

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