Long-time White House correspondent Helen Thomas takes up her seat on the front row of the remodeled James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing of the White House July 11, 2007 in Washington, DC.  (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Pioneering Journalist Helen Thomas Dies At 92

Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill nine presidents – often to their discomfort and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She was 92.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/20/2013


Ben Burns, Lifelong Journalist, Loses Battle With Leukemia

Ben Burns laid the ground work for the famed Journalism Institute for Media Diversity at WSU.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2012

Cynthia Pasky, CEO, Strategic Staffing Solutions speaks at services for Sam Logan (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Services Held For Michigan Journalist Sam Logan

Family and friends of Michigan Chronicle Publisher Sam Logan paid their final respects to the journalism pioneer on Friday at Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2012

This undated file photo shows former Detroit News reporter Chauncey Bailey, who was gunned down in broad daylight in California in 2007. (AP Photo)

Man Gets Life Term For Ordering Journalist’s Death

A life sentence has been issued in the 2007 shooting death of a former Detroit News reporter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

Shoe-throwing Trend Proves Hard To Stop

Throwing shoes at the mighty has become a global phenomenon that shows no sign of fading away.