NJ Co-Founder Passes On

It seems like we’ve been writing about a lot of media obituaries recently.

Cliff Sessions, a dogged civil rights reporter who was co-founder of National Journal and its first managing editor, passed away over the weekend. He was 74.

After tumultuous years covering race and the civil rights movement of the 1960s, Sessions landed at Washington on the politics beat for UPI. He co-founded National Journal in 1969 and was managing editor from 1969 to 1971.