Jack Mabley, 90. Chicago newspaperman; wrote an estimated 12,190 columns. Jan. 7.
Reuven Frank, 85. Former NBC News president. Feb. 5.
Otis Chandler, 78. Turned family-owned Los Angeles Times intoone of nation's most distinguished papers. Feb. 27.
Barry Bingham Jr., 72. Guided The Courier-Journal and Louisville (Ky.) Times before family disagreements led to their sale. April 3.
Louis Rukeyser, 73. Public TV host known for commonsense commentary on business. May 2.
A.M. Rosenthal, 84. Editor who lifted The New York Times from economic doldrums. May 10.
Hugh B. Patterson Jr., 91. Publisher of Arkansas Gazette when it won Pulitzer for coverage of Central High desegregation. May 29.
Ralph Ginzburg, 76. Magazine publisher at the center of two First Amendment battles. July 6.
Joe Rosenthal, 94. Associated Press photojournalist who took picture of flag-raising on Iwo Jima. Aug. 20.
Warren Mitofsky, 71. Longtime CBS News polling chief; pioneered use of exit polls. Sept. 1.
William Ziff, 76. Built a media empire with special interest magazines (Popular Photography.) Sept. 9.
Oriana Fallaci, 76. Italian journalist noted for probinginterviews with powerful people. Sept. 15.
Pham Xuan An, 79. Led a perilous double life as a communist spy and a respected reporter during the Vietnam War. Sept. 20.
R.W. Apple Jr., 71. Colorful New York Times correspondent; wrote about politics, food, travel. Oct. 4.
Ed Bradley, 65. TV journalist who created a powerful body ofwork on "60 Minutes." Nov. 9.
Joseph Ungaro, 76. Journalist whose question to President Nixon elicited his "I'm not a crook" reply. Nov. 12.
Gerald M. Boyd, 56. First black managing editor of The New York Times. Nov. 23. Lung cancer.
Dr. Frank Stanton, 98. Longtime CBS president, who helped mold the company into a symbol of excellence reflected in its "Tiffany Network" nickname. Dec. 24.