He’s no relation to Dunlop Media founder Steve Dunlop, but they did work together, on Fox TV’s prime-time news program “The Reporters.” And he is a legend in the New York news industry. There are almost as many stories about the hard-working, hard-hitting, hard-drinking Steve Dunleavy as there are stories that he’s covered: from the Chappaquiddick incident that ensnared then Senator Ted Kennedy, to the death of Elvis Presley, to the Jim Bakker and Amy Fisher scandals.
Through it all, Dunleavy relished the title of tabloid journalist. “Dunleavy was one of the greatest reporters of all time,” said Fox media mogul Rupert Murdoch. “His passing is the end of a great era.” There are enough tales about Dunleavy to fill a book, if someone would write one. This article is just a start. Courtesy The New York Post.