News ID: 116431
Published: 0235 GMT April 24, 2015

Veteran journalist Qandi dies

Veteran journalist Qandi dies

Veteran Iranian journalist Hossein Qandi passed away on Thursday at the age of 64.

 

Qandi, who had sunk into a coma following a stroke, passed away in a Tehran hospital, ISNA said.

He had an MA in international management from the United States and worked as a senior journalist and university professor for 40 years.

Qandi was famous for his short and to the point headlines.

He worked for a number of Iranian newspapers including Keyhan, Abrar, Akhbar, Entekhab and Jamejam.

Qandi also wrote a series of books on journalism, the most significant being 'Modern Journalism'.

A funeral procession is scheduled for Qandi in Tehran on Saturday and his body will be laid to rest in the celebrities section of Tehran's Behesht Zahra cemetery.

   
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