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Name:    McCullagh, Joseph
Born/Started:    1842
Died/Ended:    1896
Description:    Joseph McCullagh was the first editor of the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, a position he held for 21 years. He was considered to be one of the greatest newspaper editors of all time. After gaining President Andrew Johnson´s confidence, he became the first White House correspondent. His style of reporting the Civil War in the first person made his byline "Mack" known throughout the nation. He was also the first person to use the interview. He built the Globe’s circulation by providing a forum for hot issues such as the "Great Religious Controversy" during 1878-1879. He is buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery.

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