Month: May 2019

In Memoriam: Patricia Livingston

BY JOHN POPE | Provided by The Advocate (Note: This piece originally published in The Advocate on May 19, 2019. The Press Club of New Orleans appreciates The Advocate’s permission to republish.) Patricia Kennedy Livingston, a longtime New Orleans newspaper columnist who also was an active civic volunteer and stage performer, died May 9 at…
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In Memoriam: Ronnie Virgets

This week, newsrooms across New Orleans mourn the loss of Ronnie Virgets, who died Monday, May 20 at the age of 77. Virgets was a journalist, an author, a commentator, a storyteller, and a New Orleans icon. His trademark smile and raspy voice would herald a crowd. His writing was clever, clear and convincing. His…
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A Statement from the President of the Press Club of New Orleans on The Advocate’s Purchase of The Times-Picayune and

Dear Members of the Press Club of New Orleans and Members of the New Orleans Media, The purchase of The Times-Picayune and by The Advocate owners John and Dathel Georges and its sale by Advance Local Media LLC and the Newhouse family represents a new effort to balance the rich history of print newspapers in New Orleans with…
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