Passage: David Steinberg
David Steinberg, retired chief executive of PR Newswire and chairman of Canada Newswire, has died at the age of 85 due to complications from surgery. Steinberg began his career as a business writer for the New York Herald Tribune, where he spent 15 years on the newspaper's editorial staff. He joined PR Newswire in 1963, where he was president and chief executive until his retirement in 1992. He continued as vice-chairman of PR Newswire and chairman of Canada Newswire until 2002.