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Jack Fuller dies at 69; Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer and former Tribune Co. executive

Jack Fuller dies at 69; Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer and former Tribune Co. executive

Jack Fuller, journalist, novelist and former president of Tribune Co.’s publishing division who shepherded the Chicago company’s 2000 acquisition of the Los Angeles Times’ parent, the Times Mirror Co., has died.

Fuller died Tuesday in his Chicago home. He was diagnosed several months ago with cancer. He was 69.

A Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writer, Fuller also was a war correspondent, a champion of jazz and an early advocate of online journalism. “Jack was one of the most brilliant writers, editors and newsroom leaders I’ve known,” said Bruce Dold, editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. “He had a profound impact on me...

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