John Bassett (publisher)

John Bassett (publisher)

John White Hughes Bassett, PC CC OOnt (August 25, 1915 – April 27, 1998) was a Canadian publisher and media baron.

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, he was the son of John Bassett (1886–1958), publisher of the Montreal Gazette, and Margaret Avery. Bassett attended Ashbury College and graduated from Bishop's University with a BA in 1936. He became a reporter for the Toronto Globe and Mail.

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