Posts tagged "helen thomas"

Reporter Helen Thomas Dead At 92

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 the White House Correspondents' Association.  Read more on Newser...

By: Newser / July 20, 2013

Today’s Lady News: Trailblazing Journalist Helen Thomas Retires Following Controversy

Journalist Helen Thomas has announced she will retire after controversial comments she made last week about Jews and Israel. Thomas, 89, was a trailblazer for women journalists who covered U.S. presidents dating back to President Kennedy. Among numerous other "firsts" in her career, Thomas became the first woman to become the White House bureau chief…

By: Jessica Wakeman / June 7, 2010

Ten Awesome Women In The News

Sure, there are plenty of stories in the news about women stabbing their husbands and the like, but there are also ladies who are doing spectacular things these days, especially right now with the Olympics going on. Below, ten fabulous females who make us proud. Dara Torres The oldest Olympic swimming medalist ever at 41,…

By: Catherine Strawn / August 18, 2008