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L.A. Times donates Pulitzer award money to fund youth journalism project in San Bernardino

The Los Angeles Times, awarded the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its coverage of the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, has announced that it is donating the prize money to fund a student journalism project in the city.  The partnership with Cajon High School and Cal State San Bernardino...

Well That Took Long Enough

“The broad expansion of digital journalism has led to a growing overlap in the work and roles of newspapers, digital-only news sites, and magazines.” The Pulitzer Prize Board announced yesterday that both print and online magazines will...Show More Summary

Magazines now eligible for all journalism Pulitzer Prizes

Print and online magazines are now eligible for Pulitzer Prizes in all journalism categories. The Pulitzer Prize Board announced Wednesday that entries of work done in 2016 will be accepted... To view the full story, click the title link.

Journalists shower Hillary Clinton with campaign cash

New Yorker television critic Emily Nussbaum, a Pulitzer Prize winner, spent the Republican National Convention pen-pricking presidential nominee Donald Trump as a misogynist shyster running an “ugly and xenophobic campaign.” What Nussbaum didn’t disclose: she contributed $250 to Democrat Hillary Clinton in April. Show More Summary

The good and the bad of Bill Clinton

The newest episode in the Presidential podcast is all about the 42nd president, Bill Clinton. David Maraniss, who won the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on Clinton, explores how his core character traits had both a bright and a dark side. "He’s sort of chaos theory," says Maraniss, a longtime reporter for The Washington Post and […]

Exclusive: Roger Ebert's "The Great Movies IV" In Print For the First Time

The long-awaited fourth installment of Pulitzer Prize–winning film critic Roger Ebert's book series compiling his essays on the greatest films ever made is now on sale. The Great Movies IV includes the final 62 "Great Movies" entries written by Ebert for the Chicago Sun-Times prior to his death in 2013. Show More Summary

25 Years of The Stranger: A Critical Overview

by A. Birch Steen, Stranger Public Editor and OSHA Board of Governors Member (Deceased) The last time my pen touched these accursed pages was just after the Pulitzer Prize committee had set its good name ablaze by awarding Eli Sanders—and by extension The Stranger—its highest honor. Show More Summary

2009–2016: The Stranger's Imperial Phase and That Time We Won a Pulitzer

2009–2016: Highlights from The Stranger's Award-Winning Imperial Phase by Stranger Staff I doubt that anyone who worked at The Stranger in the ’90s or the ’00s would ever guess that one year we’d win a Pulitzer Prize. After all, TheShow More Summary

In Colson Whitehead’s Imaginative The Underground Railroad, the Train to Freedom Is Real

Previously nominated for the Pulitzer Prize and the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship and a MacArthur “genius” grant, Colson Whitehead has now been nominated for a National Book Award for his latest novel, The Underground Railroad, itself already selected as an Oprah’s Book Club pick for 2016. Whitehead is also the author of John Henry […]

National Book Awards 2016 Finalists Announced

The 2016 National Book Awards finalists have been announced and include two Pulitzer Prize winners and two previous National Book Award winners. According to the National Book Foundation’s official website, the National Book Award, which is an American literary prize, was established in 1950. Show More Summary

New Voices in Vietnamese American Literature: A Conversation with Viet Thanh Nguyen, Andrew Lam, and Aimee Phan

Viet Thanh Nguyen became the first Vietnamese American writer to win the Pulitzer Prize for his debut novel, The Sympathizer, this year. His achievement was particularly emotional and rewarding for the Vietnamese American literary community...Show More Summary

On White Collar Bank Prosecutions, with Jesse Eisinger

Sami J. Karam speaks with Jesse Eisinger, a Pulitzer Prize winning Senior Reporter at ProPublica and former Wall Street Journal reporter. Eisinger talks about his forthcoming book on white collar prosecutions and other issues   Source: Populyst   The post On White Collar Bank Prosecutions, with Jesse Eisinger appeared first on The Big Picture.

Open Book: A Civil War Classic Endures

MacKinlay Kantor’s “Andersonville,” an epic novel about the notorious Confederate prisoner of war camp in Georgia, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1956.

David Cay Johnston: Trump will lose based on demographics unless there is an unexpected event

  David Cay Johnston, former New York Times reporter, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of "The Making of Donald Trump," has investigated Trump for nearly three decades. He discusses Trump's most direct route to the White House. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

Lin-Manuel Miranda not throwing away his shot to host 'Saturday Night Live'

He’s won an Emmy, a Grammy, a Pulitzer Prize and a few Tonys, but there are still a million things that Lin-Manuel Miranda hasn’t done. But he’ll soon add another big accomplishment to his resumé. Miranda will return to center stage Oct. 8 when he hosts “Saturday Night Live” with musical guest...

Mary McNamara named assistant managing editor for arts and entertainment

Mary McNamara, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2015 for her television criticism, has been named The Times’ assistant managing editor for arts and entertainment.  McNamara, who joined The Times in 1990, has been an assigning editor for the Los Angeles Times Magazine, a feature writer for Life & Style...

Coming Distractions: Denzel Washington steps up to the plate in the Fences trailer

August Wilson’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning play Fences is a landmark work of American theater. Now here’s the first teaser for the film adaptation directed by and starring Denzel Washington. Washington assumes the role of Troy Maxson,...Show More Summary

Teaser Trailer Hits For Denzel Washington's FENCES

Paramount Pictures has released the teaser trailer for their upcoming film Fences, which is directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson, adapted from Wilson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play. The filmShow More Summary

'Fences' Teaser Trailer with Denzel Washington & Viola Davis - Watch Now!

Denzel Washington and Viola Davis star in the first teaser trailer for their new film Fences. The movie, which is directed by Denzel, is an on-screen adaptation of the August Wilson Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play. Jovan Adepo, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Russell Hornsby, Mykelti Williamson, and Saniyya Sydney also star in the movie, which [...]

David Cay Johnston: 'There's no evidence Donald Trump is a billionaire'

David Cay Johnston, former New York Times reporter, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of  "The Making of Donald Trump,"  has investigated Donald Trump for nearly three decades. He reveals how Trump calculates his supposed billion dollar net worth. When asked for comment, Donald Trump's campaign responded with the following: "Mr. Show More Summary

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