Pulitzers, MIT Investigate Díaz

MIT and the Pulitzer Prizes have each launched investigations into claims of misconduct against award-winning author Junot Díaz, who has stepped down as chairman of the Pulitzer board. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ida B. Wells Awarded Posthumous Pulitzer Prize For Lynching Investigations

The pioneering Black journalist is revered for her reporting that exposed lynching as a white tool of political terror against Black people. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2020-05-04 22:44:29 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times wins Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting with USC gynecologist series

The Los Angeles Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting Monday for its series of stories that exposed a USC gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of students during three decades at a campus clinic. Three investigative reporters with The Times — Harriet Ryan, Matt... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pulitzer Prizes Expand Eligibility in Feature and Investigative Categories

The Pulitzer Prizes in journalism, which honor the work of American newspapers and news sites, have expanded eligibility for two prize categories, Investigative Reporting and Feature Writing, to include many online and print magazines, the Pulitzer P ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David McCullough, Pulitzer-winning historian, dies aged 89

The author of biographies and other works and narrator of documentaries, McCullough was ‘the voice of American history’David McCullough, the Pulitzer prize-winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from New York’s Brooklyn Bridge to American presidents John Adams and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-08-08 19:41:16 UTC ]
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Did Dr. Seuss know what horses looked like? (An investigation.)

One of my toddler’s favorite books is Dr. Seuss’s ABC. I like the narcotic effect of the sing-song rhymes, she likes getting praised whenever she correctly screams a letter, and we both like the goofy little drawings. Every time I get to H, though—”Hungry Horse. Hen in hat. H…h…H”—I ask myself... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-08 18:02:38 UTC ]
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The Winners of the 2022 Pulitzer Prize Have Been Announced

The Pulitzer Prize recognizes excellence in journalism, literature, and musical composition. Here are the winners in the book categories. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-05-10 13:26:51 UTC ]
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Washington Post Wins Pulitzer Prize In Public Service Journalism For Jan. 6 Coverage

The Post’s extensive reporting found numerous failures in political systems and security before, during and after the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-05-10 10:22:14 UTC ]
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Diane Seuss, Joshua Cohen, Andrea Elliott among Pulitzer Prize winners in books

Times Book Prize winners Diane Seuss and Ada Ferrer were among the 2022 Pulitzer Prize-winning authors. Joshua Cohen won in fiction for 'The Netanyahus.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-05-09 21:04:58 UTC ]
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Washington Post wins public service Pulitzer for Capitol attack coverage

Paper beat out two other finalists, the New York Times and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Washington Post has won the 2022 Pulitzer prize for public service journalism, for The Attack, its account of the deadly assault on the US Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump on 6 January 2021.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-09 20:07:35 UTC ]
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Young Newshound Who Inspired ‘Home Before Dark’ Investigates Herself

In “Hilde on the Record: Memoir of a Kid Crime Reporter,” Hilde Lysiak cracks her own case. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-04-29 04:30:37 UTC ]
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An author investigates the disappearance of an early movie luminary

Louis Le Prince, arguably the creator of the first motion picture, disappeared in 1890. What happened? Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-04-27 11:00:43 UTC ]
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Congress Investigates Book Banning in Schools

At a three-hour hearing yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties investigated the jump in book bans in schools and the danger these bans mean for the protection of the First Amendment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Walter R. Mears, Pulitzer-winning reporter featured in classic book on campaign journalists, dies at 87

He was featured in Timothy Crouse's "The Boys on the Bus," about the 1972 presidential campaign, then won a Pulitzer in 1977. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-06 00:22:57 UTC ]
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Edith Wharton’s groundbreaking Pulitzer was originally meant for Sinclair Lewis.

This week we’re celebrating the 160th birthday of Edith Wharton—novelist, short story writer, and the first woman to win a Pulitzer prize. But as it turns out, the 1921 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction wasn’t initially meant to go to Wharton—the jury wanted to give the honor to Sinclair Lewis, but they... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-01-25 17:30:38 UTC ]
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Little A lands McGowan's investigation into missing Dublin women

Claire McGowan’s true crime investigation, The Vanishing Triangle, has been acquired by Little A, the literary imprint of Amazon Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-15 16:24:14 UTC ]
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5 Audiobooks to Catch Up on the 2021 Pulitzer Winners and Finalists

A Pulitzer Prize all but guarantees a book a wider audience. Not so long ago it could also mean a new edition as an audiobook. A look at the winners and finalists of the 2021 Pulitzers, however, shows how thoroughly readers, publishers, and authors have embraced this alternate form of reading.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-10-22 08:50:43 UTC ]
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Martin J. Sherwin, whose Oppenheimer biography won a Pulitzer, dies at 84

He partnered with Kai Bird to publish “American Prometheus,” one of three books he wrote on the Cold War and nuclear weapons. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-08 14:44:29 UTC ]
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Trump demands Pulitzer board rescind awards for Russia interference reporting

2018 award was shared by New York Times and Washington Post for exposing interference and links between Trump and MoscowDonald Trump has again demanded the Pulitzer prize board rescind the prize for national reporting awarded to the New York Times and Washington Post in 2018, for exposing... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-10-04 12:26:08 UTC ]
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Faber wins ‘gripping' McGreevy's historical investigation in three-way auction

Faber has won a three-way auction for Irish Times journalist Ronan McGreevy's "vivid, pacy" investigation into the assassination of Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-29 15:40:19 UTC ]
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