Skip to comments.Pioneering journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92
Posted on 07/20/2013 8:26:48 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
WASHINGTON Helen Thomas, a pioneer for women in journalism, has died, Fox News confirms. She was 92. The irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row to grill ten presidents -- often to their discomfort and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died at her apartment in Washington.
According to friend Muriel Dobbin, Thomas had been ill for al ong time, and in and out of the hospital before coming home Thursday. Thomas made her name as a bulldog for United Press International in the great wire-service rivalries of old, and as a pioneer for women in journalism.
She was persistent to the point of badgering. One White House press secretary described her questioning as "torture" -- and he was one of her fans.
Her refusal to conceal her strong opinions, even when posing questions to a president, and her public hostility toward Israel, caused discomfort among colleagues.
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Sorry to hear that she lived along time she was much more fortunate than most
She lived a long and privileged life because of her loyalty to liberalism and in some ways she was a bit of a pioneer, I suppose. But, I don’t see how what she did should be called journalism.
This is one of those events that, in the future, I will always look back on and remember where I was and what I was doing when I heard that........uhhhhh......wait......who are we talking about again?
Her refusal to conceal her strong opinions...
means she was not suited for actual news reporting. My $.02 ...
She torched everyone except her private love, Clintoon. R.I.P. hag.
The world has lost one of its most respected anti-Semites.
The headline should read Anti-Semite Journalist Helen Thomas dead at 92.
(Thomas made her name as a bulldog for United Press International)
...and looked like one (I hope bulldogs forgive me the comparison)
Yup leftwing liberal bigot dead @ 92.
She got beat by the whole tree.
Hey, that could be me in another 50 years! says obama
She’s probably dating bin Laden.
Helen Thomas, anti-Semite, and a pioneer for women in journalism, has died, Fox News confirms.
OK, rest in peace. No ill words for the dead.
AND NO MORE PICTURES, PLEASE! EVER!!!!!!
She was neither a reporter or journalst.
She was an activist hack.
The world is a little more beautiful now.
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