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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Jim Sheeler, Pulitzer-winning journalist who honored fallen troops, dies at 53

He wrote richly detailed obituaries but was best known for “Final Salute,” an article and book about a U.S. Marine who helped comfort the families of troops killed in Iraq. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-24 13:32:46 UTC ]
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Lucinda Franks, Pulitzer-winning journalist and author, dies at 74

At age 24, she was one of the youngest Pulitzer winners in history and the first woman to be honored in the national reporting category. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-06 15:50:51 UTC ]
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Joan Didion, American journalist and author, dies at age 87

The unsparing observer of US culture, politics and public life won huge acclaim for her memoir The Year of Magical Thinking• Read Alex Clark’s interview with Joan Didion from February 2021• Obituary: Joan DidionJoan Didion, the eminent journalist, author and anthropologist of contemporary... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-23 17:19:56 UTC ]
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Joan Didion, Revered Journalist and Novelist, Dies at 87

Joan Didion, one of the most widely respected journalists and writers of the latter half of 20th century, has died due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. She was 87. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Leon Litwack, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar of America’s racial divide, dies at 91

The UC-Berkeley professor wrote deeply researched books about the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-14 05:31:09 UTC ]
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Stephen Dunn, Pulitzer-winning poet of ‘the difficult magic of the ordinary,’ dies at 82

He was known for his plain-spoken poems that drew universal meaning from everyday occurrences. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-06-26 13:51:24 UTC ]
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Alison Lurie, Pulitzer-winning novelist of mordant wit and boundless empathy, dies at 94

Her books, including “Foreign Affairs” and “The War Between the Tates,” chronicled the lives of women searching for self-knowledge and self-fulfillment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-03 12:42:07 UTC ]
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Nick Kotz, Crusading Journalist and Author, Dies at 87

He won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing unsafe conditions in meatpacking plants. He also wrote about hunger in America and the politics of the B-1 bomber. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-15 17:19:24 UTC ]
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AP wins feature photography Pulitzer for Kashmir coverage

The Associated Press has won a Pulitzer Prize in feature photography for images made during India’s clampdown on Kashmir Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-05-04 19:47:25 UTC ]
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Raven Books wins American noir classic in six-way auction

Raven Books has won the American noir classic, Nightmare Alley, in a “hotly contested” six-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 09:22:48 UTC ]
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Tony Horwitz Dies at 60; Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author

A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-05-30 16:33:57 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-winning justice book to be published in UK

Little, Brown imprint Abacus will publish legal academic James Forman Jr’s Pulitzer-winning exploration of US justice. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pulitzer-winning photographer who captured the despair of war dies at 104

Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 captured the desperation of wartime and helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, has died at the age of 104. Desfor, who died Monday in Silver Spring, Md., volunteered... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor, dies at 73

Sam Shepard, paragon playwright of the American West, was born to roam. With a father who was an Army officer and sometime farmer and a mother who was a teacher, Shepard — born in 1943, the oldest of three — spent his childhood bouncing around the heartland. This would later inform his writing,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook blocks Pulitzer-winning reporter over Malta government exposé

Temporary censorship of Matthew Caruana Galizia – who worked on the Panama Papers – raises concern over Facebook’s power to shape the newsFacebook has censored a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist for publishing a series of posts alleging corruption by the prime minister of Malta and his... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gaylord Shaw dies at 73; journalist won a Pulitzer for The Times in 1978

Gaylord Shaw, a renowned journalist who broke the news of Richard Nixon's resignation and won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 1978 for the Los Angeles Times, has died at age 73. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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When Reporters Write Books, Does The Times Win, Too?

WRITING books must be in the DNA of Times journalists. Even the paper’s founding editor, Henry J. Raymond, cranked them out, including his “History of the Administration of President Lincoln” in 1864. The next year, he r ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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