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Charles Blow On Ted Cruz's VP Pick Stunt Delusion

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Wherever you are right now, whatever you're doing, stop and watch NYT columnist Charles M. Blow go off on Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina. If they don't give Pulitzer Prizes for shade, they should—and they should give them all to Charles! (Hat tip to Slog reader Terry Miller.) [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

It is time to stop celebrating Jewish dissent in the Palestine solidarity movement

Pulitzer Prize laureate Michael Chabon's recent interview in which he describes the horrors he witnessed while on a tour of Hebron has been circulated amongst Palestinian-rights activists like brush fire, often prefaced with an explanation...Show More Summary

2016 Pulitzer Prizes Honor Watchdogs

Reading over the list of 2016 Pulitzer Prize winners makes clear just how essential journalism's watchdog role is to public health. In 2015, news organizations devoted considerable resources to researching, reporting, and commentingShow More Summary

What I Learned About the Washington Post From Four Years Collecting Data on Police Violence

Earlier this month, the Washington Post was awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for its project on police violence, “Fatal Force.” The Pulitzer Prize Board singled out the paper “For its revelatory initiative in creating...Show More Summary

Cartoon: North Carolina's Pecker Checker! Can you pass the roadside test?

x Embedded Content Created by Comigama Interactive Cartoons with Pulitzer Prize winning editorial cartoonist Mark Fiore!  New interactive cartoons every Monday!  Follow us on Facebook! Play more cartoons! (Sources: “How States Compare in the 2016 Best High School Rankings”, USNews; “State of the Union 2016”, Politico)

The Plot Thickens: Did the Saudis Help Hide Osama Bin Laden?

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh has asserted that the Riyadh government was helping to hide Osama Bin Laden.

University of Arizona Celebrates Quartet of L.A. Times Pulitzer Grads

When the Los Angeles Times claimed this year’s Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Coverage, it created some additional breaking news on the Arizona University campus. Four of the reporters involved are recent journalism graduates. Sharing...Show More Summary

Missed It: Jack Ohman Won The Pulitzer Last Week

Jack Ohman of the Sacramento Bee won the editorial cartooning category in this year's Pulitzer Prizes, announced last week. Ohman was cited for "cartoons that convey wry, rueful perspectives through sophisticated style that combinesShow More Summary

Caribbean Club: Alexander Hamilton and Tim Duncan

Here is a story that, properly adapted, might earn a man a Pulitzer Prize, a Grammy award and more earnings—preferably doled out in $10 bills—than he might have ever imagined: A boy grows up in the town of Christiansted, on the Caribbean island of St. Show More Summary

Must Watch: Lin-Manuel Miranda Passionately Rap-Splains Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Hamilton creator and recent Pulitzer Prize winner Lin-Manuel Miranda stopped by Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Sunday, where he delivered yet another history lesson (in rap form, of course). This time, Miranda - whose parents are...Show More Summary

How Did The Pulitzer Bump Fare This Year?

“The Sympathizer: A Novel by Viet Thanh Nguyen — which tells the story of a Vietnamese undercover communist agent in Los Angeles and the fall of the South Vietnamese government in 1975 — won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Monday, and soon after began winning a very different kind of award: cold hard cash.”

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By now many of you have heard that T.J. Stiles’s biography of George A. Custer won this year’s Pulitzer Prize. This was his second. I reviewed the book for The Daily Beast and thoroughly enjoyed it. This is Stiles’s second Pulitzer. As much of an achievement as that is, I am even more excited for […]

The Pulitzer Bump

Just how much does winning a Pulitzer Prize help sales? Quite a lot, it seems. When Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer won the Pulitzer, it was ranked #27,587 overall in book sales on Amazon. As of this morning, it is sitting pretty at #61. The post The Pulitzer Bump appeared first on The Millions.

Jessica Jones, Transparent, Mr. Robot and More Win 75th Annual Peabody Awards

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Originally intended to be a "Pulitzer Prize" for radio, the Peabody Award has since expanded in its 75-year history to award excellence in all electronic media, from radio and podcasts, to broadcast television and cable, to streaming television, sites, and blogs. Show More Summary

How Popular Is ‘Hamilton’ the Musical? Producers Consider Charging Just Under $1,000 for Premium Tickets

Producers of the Broadway smash “Hamilton” are considering a huge bump in ticket prices, from $549 to $995 for premium-priced tickets, the New York Post reports. The news comes in a week in which “Hamilton” won a Pulitzer Prize for Drama...

PULITZER PRIZE BOSS BOOTS JUDICIAL WATCH OUT OF CONTEST: Judicial Watch, the conservative non-profit…

PULITZER PRIZE BOSS BOOTS JUDICIAL WATCH OUT OF CONTEST: Judicial Watch, the conservative non-profit government watchdog, has broken multiple major stories in the Hillary Clinton email and Benghazi terrorist attack scandals, but that doesn’t count, according to the administrator of journalism’s most sought-after award. Show More Summary

NY Times Failed Pulitzer Package Includes 'Wildly Inaccurate' Gun Editorials That Ignored Islamic Terror

The New York Times had a mediocre Pulitzer Prize haul this week. Among the Times selections that didn’t win the prize for editorial writing (thought it made the final three) were a package of gun control editorials. Mark Hemingway at...Show More Summary

Blazing the Path

Pultizer Prize winner for fiction (and Year in Reading alum), Viet Thanh Nguyen, speaks about writers who “blazed the path” ahead of him at The Washington Post. For all of the Pulitzer Prize finalists, head to our comprehensive list. The post Blazing the Path appeared first on The Millions.

Exclusive Interview: Seymour Hersh Dishes on Saudi Oil Money Bribes and the Killing of Osama Bin Laden

A wide-ranging interview tied to his new book, "The Killing of Osama Bin Laden." Seymour Hersh is an American investigative journalist who is the recipient of many awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for his article exposing the My Lai massacre by the U.S. Show More Summary

Threadgill Wins Pulitzer

Congratulations to composer and multi-instrumentalist Henry Threadgill, who has won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in music. One of the original AACM members, Threadgill’s recent work has been distinguished by an intervallic approach to improvisation, in which each member of the band has a limited catalogue of intervals that they can perform, with the sum total […]

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