- List of fictional journalists
Attributing the profession of
journalistto a fictional characterallows many possibilities for the author: Reporters may travel extensively and face adventures (like Tintin), are among the first to have news of disasters and crimes (like Clark " Superman" Kent and Peter " Spider-Man" Parker), or are supposed to be good at establishing communication.Fact|date=August 2008
This list presents fictional journalists sorted by country:
Libby Kennedy, from Australian soap " Neighbours"
Riley Parker, from the above show
* Tintin, from comics.
* Spirou and Fantasio, both from the same comic series.
Lily Wongfrom comic strips.
* Paparazzo, from
Federico Fellini's film " La dolce vita", origin of the term " paparazzi".
* Marcello Rubini from the same film above
El reporter Tribulete" comics.
Periodistas" TV series
* George Cragge in "
In the Red" and sequels by Mark Tavener
Bridget Jones, from Helen Fielding's columns, novels and films.
* Jack Parlabane, from the novels of
* Ford Prefect, from
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxyseries.
Rita Skeeter, from the " Harry Potter" series.
Sarah Jane Smith, from the television series " Doctor Who"
* Vivian Rook, from the "
Doctor Who" episode " The Sound of Drums"
Mattie Storin, House of Cards.
Jasmine Thomas, Emmerdale.
Polly Becker, " EastEnders"
Tony Hills, "EastEnders"
Groups of journalists:
Ankh-MorporkTimes" staff in the " Discworld" novels: William de Worde, Sacharissa Cripslock, Otto Chriek and others.
* Various staff from
Broken News; Josh Cashman, Richard Pritchard, Katie Tate, Adam Lockwood, Frances Walsh, Anthony Markovitz and others.
* GlobeLink News staff in "
Drop the Dead Donkey"; Gus Hedges, George Dent, Helen Cooper, Sally Smedley, Henry Davenport, Damien Day and others.
* Individual journalists
** Amy Amanda "Triple A" Allen, reporter who covered the A-Team in the TV show.
Larry Appletonfrom "Perfect Strangers".
** Tally Atwater, a broadcast journalist in the 1996 film,
Up Close & Personal.
** Ted Baxter, talking head from "
The Mary Tyler Moore Show".
Kent Brockmanfrom " The Simpsons" TV series.
Murphy Brownfrom the show of the same name, along with other FYI staffers Jim Dial, Frank Fontana, Corky Sherwood, and Miles Silverberg.
Snapper Carr, a television news reporter in the " Justice League" and " Justice League Unlimited" television series.
** Ben Caxton, an investigative journalist in Robert Heinlein's novel,
Stranger in a Strange Land.
** Stephen Colbert played by
Stephen Colbertin " The Colbert Report"
Pepper Dennis, in the show of the same name
** Bryan Denton, reporter for the "
New York Sun" in Disney's musical " Newsies".
Kermit the Frogfrom " Sesame Street" TV series.
Rory Gilmorefrom " Gilmore Girls"
** "Lou Grant" TV series of the same name and
The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
** "'Jim Gardner from the TV series
Jackie Harvey, from " The Onion"
Spider Jerusalem, the Gonzo journalist of the future from the graphic novel " Transmetropolitan".
Charles Foster Kanein " Citizen Kane"
** Carl Kolchak, from ""
** Jack McGee, reporter for "The National Register" in the TV series
The Incredible Hulk.
Les Nessman, from WKRP in Cincinnati
** Trevor Newsworthy from "
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" TV series.
Tyra Nordbofrom the " Man-Kzin Wars"
April O'Neil, an anchorwoman for Channel 6 news in the " Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" universe.
** Sweet Polly Purebred, reporter for "TTV" in the TV series
Underdog. Her boss was O.J. Skweez.
** Vic Sage in "The Question" series from the DC Universe superhero comics.
Brenda Starr, reporter for the Chicago newspaper "The Flash" from the Brenda Starrcomic strip and movies.
Chloe Talbot, " The Simpsons"-- Marge's high school chum who goes on to be a famous journalist.
** Vicki Vale in the "
Batman" series from the DC Universe superhero comics, and the 1989 movie.
** Trinity Wells in the television series "
Doctor Who" and " The Sarah Jane Adventures"
Cameron "Buck" Williams, in " Left Behind.
** Jack McEvoy in
Michael Connelly's 1996 mystery novel, "The Poet"
* Groups of journalists
Daily Planet" and Galaxy Broadcasting staff in the " Superman" series: Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, Perry White, Lana Lang, Morgan Edgeand others from DC ComicsUS superhero comics, then passed onto comic-strips, tv series and films.
The Lone Gunmen, a.k.a., Melvin Frohike, Richard "Ringo" Langly and John Fitzgerald Byers, who covered conspiracies in their self-titled magazine and "The Magic Bullet" on The X-Filesand their own spinoff series, " The Lone Gunmen".
** "Now" magazine and "
Daily Bugle" staff in the " Spider-Man" series: J. Jonah Jameson, Peter Parker, Betty Brant Leeds, Ned Leeds, Frederick Foswell, Robbie Robertson, Ben Urich, Lance Bannon and others from the Marvel Universesuperhero comics, then passed onto comic-strips, TV series and films.
** San Diego Channel Four News Team in the movie ' :
Ron Burgundy"', anchorman, alongside co-anchor Veronica Corningstone, weatherman Brick Tamland, sportscaster Champ Kind, and field reporter Brian Fantana. Burgundy's rival from Channel Two is Wes Mantooth.
** Fake newspaper
Lush For Life's entire staff.
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