Harold Ross
American journalist
Harold Ross
Harold Wallace Ross was an American journalist and founder of The New Yorker magazine, which he edited from the magazine's inception in 1925 to his death. Born in Aspen, Colorado to George and Ida (Martin) Ross, he was the son of an Irish immigrant and a schoolteacher. When he was eight, the family left Aspen because of the collapse in the price of silver, moving to Redcliff and Silverton, Colorado, then to Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Krishna Temple opens in Salt Lake City - North India Times
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Notable people associated with Salt Lake City include actor Robert Redford, actress Roseanne Barr, Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, The New Yorker founder Harold Ross, novelist Wallace Stegner, internet pioneer Ivan Sutherland, vocalist Bobby McFerrin,
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hotels.com desafía la ciencia con su "Lista Preferencial de Viaje en el Tiempo" - RD Noticias
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Más conocido como el hogar de la Algonquin Round Table (la Mesa Redonda del Algonquin), el hotel era sede habitual de este grupo de escritores jóvenes y talentosos, entre ellos el fundador de New Yorker, Harold Ross, y la poeta Dorothy Parker
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hotels.com Defies Science with its "Time Travel Hot List" - MarketWatch (press release)
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Best known as the home of the Algonquin Round Table, the hotel regularly hosted this group of talented young writers, including New Yorker founder Harold Ross and poet Dorothy Parker. Today, this four-star property's location between Fifth Avenue and
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Nueva York, poetas y 'martinis' - El País.com (España)
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En uno de los bares del hotel, estilo art nouveau y con frescos que recuerdan la famosa "Mesa Redonda" de los años veinte, por la que pasaron personalidades como Herman Mankiewicz y Harpo Marx, y donde Harold Ross inventó The New Yorker,
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The Story of Charlotte's Web by Michael Sims - review - The Guardian
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There are brief sketches of White's relationship with Harold Ross, the editor, and with James Thurber. But these are stories that have been told before. Sims's objective is to get to the big house with 40 acres on the coast of Maine that White and
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This Week in Media Rogues - New York Observer
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The doubly expert Mr. Pinck said of the piece, “It would have taken 10 years off of Harold Ross's life if he was alive. He was a task master of fact-checkers.” “We run a very small number of letters,” said Mr. Canby, who, time allowing,
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RED MEMORIES: WALTER BERNSTEIN with Gregory Zucker and Molly Rose Ávila - Brooklyn Rail
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I was in the infantry for a while, but, thanks to Harold Ross (editor of the New Yorker), I eventually got transferred to an army magazine, Yank. That was great. They sent me to Tehran with strange orders: I was to go to Tehran and “such other places
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Marion F. Ross - Sturgis Journal
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In addition to his wives, he was also preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Harold Ross; a sister, Edna Kubasiak; and a daughter-in-law, Lupey Ross. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Holland or St. Mary of Assumption Church
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Griffin Museum's annual juried exhibit showcases several works of just 16 ... - Daily News Transcript
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Harold Ross shoots creepy, lovely landscapes of the dark woods beyond the campfire's light. Using her young daughter as a model, Bremner Benedict of Concord has taken arresting photos that explore a maturing child's tenuous bond with the natural world
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The story behind “Charlotte's Web” - StarNewsOnline.com (blog)
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Sims gracefully recounts White's growth as a writer, in the glory days of the early New Yorker, when Thurber was drawing cartoons, and the brilliant but goofy Harold Ross presided, and Dorothy Parker droped off the occasional book review
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Bitte entschuldigen Sie meinen Staub - Hamburger Abendblatt
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Dort, an dem runden Tisch im Oak Room, trafen sich damals ebenso regelmäßig der Klatschkolumnist Franklin P. Adams, der Autor, Produzent und Regisseur George S. Kaufman, ungekrönter König des Broadway, der Gründer des "New Yorker", Harold Ross,
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'Photo National Exhibition 2011' at UMMA - Bangor Daily News
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... Ben Marcin, Rania Matar, Michael Mergen, Meredith Miller, Robert Moran, Jim Nickelson, Christine Osinski, Rachel Bee Porter, Harold Ross, Dianna Rust, Magnus Stark, Sandra Stark, Rylan Steele, Sarah Szwajkos, Shoshannah White and Mong-Jane Wu
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Channel Cerfing - Harvard Magazine
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Christopher Cerf '63 had laughter in his blood even before he was born: New Yorker founder Harold Ross introduced his parents and comically brandished a shotgun at their wedding. Those parents would be Phyllis Fraser,
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The New Yorker: There's even an app for that - Globe and Mail
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Founding New Yorker editor Harold Ross was famous for saying he didn't care how the magazine played in Peoria. Now you want to serve a global audience. That was a very different time. The New Yorker started as a very Manhattan-centric and even
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Happy birthday, Jim Young - Lincoln News Messenger
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Over the next eight to 10 years, the group expanded to include more than 20 other members such as Harold Ross, who edited The New Yorker plus sports writer Heywood Broun and actress Tallulah Bankhead. Lincoln's Downtown Dogs form a much smaller group
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Richard Ingrams: How reassuring to know that Sir Fred was still in control - The Independent
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the famous editor of The New Yorker Harold Ross used to pencil in the margin when he hadn't heard of the person mentioned by one of his contributors. He might well have queried not only Fink but Lord Wei, another little-known peer who briefly surfaced
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Meister des Nebensächlichen - Junge Welt
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Er wurde zum Krisenbeauftragen von Massenblättern wie dem World-Telegram und stieg 1938 sogar in die Erste Liga des amerikanischen Journalismus auf, als Harold Ross ihn für das renommierte Magazin The New Yorker anheuerte. Zwar hatte er es in seinem
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Harold Ross
    FIFTIES
  • 1951
    Age 58
    Died on December 6, 1951.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1925
    Age 32
    It was while editing these magazines that Ross envisioned a new journal of metropolitan sensibilities and a sophisticated tone. This would be The New Yorker. The first issue was dated February 21, 1925.
    More Details Hide Details It was a partnership between Ross and yeast heir Raoul Fleishmann; they established the F-R Publishing Company to publish it. Ross was one of the original members of the Algonquin Round Table. He used his contacts in "The Vicious Circle" to help get The New Yorker started. Ross, said to resemble "a dishonest Abe Lincoln," was a genius at attracting talent to his new publishing venture, featuring writers such as James Thurber, E. B. White, John McNulty, Joseph Mitchell, Katharine S. White, S. J. Perelman, Janet Flanner ("Genet"), Wolcott Gibbs, Alexander Woollcott, St. Clair McKelway, John O'Hara, Robert Benchley, and Dorothy Parker. Ross worked extremely long hours and ruined all three of his marriages as a result. He was a careful and conscientious editor who strived to keep his copy clear and concise. One famous query to his writers was "Who he?". Ross believed the only two people everyone in the English-speaking world was familiar with were Harry Houdini and Sherlock Holmes. He was notorious for overusing commas. Very aware of his limited education, Ross treated Fowler's Modern English Usage as his bible. He edited every issue of the magazine from the first until his death - a total of 1,399 issues. He would be succeeded as editor by William Shawn.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1918
    Age 25
    In World War I, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Eighteenth Engineers Railway Regiment. In France, he edited the regimental journal and went to Paris to work for the Stars and Stripes, serving from February 1918 to April 1919.
    More Details Hide Details On the Stars and Stripes, he met Alexander Woollcott, Cyrus Baldridge, Franklin Pierce Adams, and Jane Grant, who would become his first wife and helped back The New Yorker. After the war, he returned to New York City and assumed the editorship of a magazine for veterans, The Home Sector. It folded in 1920 and was absorbed by the American Legion Weekly. He then spent a few weeks at Judge, a humor magazine.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1892
    Born
    Born on November 6, 1892.
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