Art Spiegelman?s comics have been redefining a genre for more than 50 years, and this December the Art Gallery of Ontario pays homage to the Pulitzer Prize?winning artist with an exhibition highlighting the breadth of his career. Art Spiegelman?s CO-MIX: A Retrospective opened on Dec. Show More Summary
A Seattle Times multimedia project about acidification of the Pacific Ocean, has won a duPont award — an honor considered the equivalent to a Pulitzer Prize. The Seattle Times was named one of the winners of the 2015 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards for the multimedia project, “Sea Change: The Pacific’s Perilous Turn,” which illuminated […]
Here is hoping 2015 will see: — The Pulitzer Prizes are not given to the same annual one-day wonders. — Stories on Jill Abramson morph into stories from Jill Abramson. — More math — any math — in all those gushy profiles of new media startups and journalism’s saviors. — A Journalist Rescue Fund, one...
When Lisa D'Amour wrote "Detroit" — a play that premiered at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre in 2010 and went on to New York and London's National Theatre and became a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize — it seemed like she knew the Motor City uncommonly well.
Bret Stephens, the deputy editorial page editor for the Wall Street Journal and recipient of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, is a fundamentally bad person, as he explains in his newspaper column today. Read more...
Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose compassionate pictures captured the human cost of war, natural disasters, disease and broken government programs, died Thursday in Liberia while covering the Ebola epidemic for the Washington Post. He was 58.
Photojournalist Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, died in Liberia while on assignment for The Washington Post.
Photojournalist Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner who recently captured compelling images of Ebola patients and their caretakers, died in Liberia while on assignment for The Washington Post. He was 58. The Post reported...Show More Summary
Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Michel du Cille died on Thursday, while on assignment in Liberia for The Washington Post. The New York Times reports that the photojournalist was documenting the Ebola crisis, along with reporter Justin Jouvenal, when he collapsed during a hike and suffered an apparent heart attack. Show More Summary
Mr. du Cille, a Washington Post photographer, won three Pulitzer Prizes for his images capturing people in dire circumstances.
If I could study non-fiction writing with anyone, it would be John McPhee. He is a staff writer at The New Yorker, a four-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and he won that award in 1999 for Annals of the Former World. Even more impressive to me, he can turn any subject — truly, any […]
More than a year after winning the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Disgraced -- Ayad Akhtar's scorching play about identity politics in post-9/11 New York -- made it to Broadway this season, if in a somewhat flattened production. Now thisShow More Summary
As the boundaries between newspaper, magazine, and online journalism continue to dissolve, the Pulitzer board announced Monday that it was broadening prize eligibility. Magazines and their websites can now enter the Feature Writing and Investigative Reporting categories, previously only open to newspapers and online news outlets. Show More Summary
Claudia Emerson has died. She was 57-years-old. According to The New York Times, Emerson (pictured, via) won the Pulitzer Prize in 2006 for a poetry collection entitled Late Wife. From 2008 to 2010, she served as the Poet Laureate of Virginia. Altogether, Emerson has written six books of poetry; the sixth book will be published posthumously. Show More Summary
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Sony Hackers Leak New Documents, Call for The Interview to Be Pulled (THR) For the first time since Sony Pictures was hacked two weeks ago, the group behind the massive breach appears to making its demands known to the public. Show More Summary
This year the American Historical Association will mark the 25th anniversary of James McPherson Pulitzer Prize winning book, Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era with a panel discussion that includes Judith Giesburg, Lesley Gordon, Michael Todd Landis,and Daniel E. Sutherland. McPherson will also be in attendance as the panel chair. Panelists will offer […]
The Pulitzer Prizes have opened their golden arms to magazines. The board announced that it will now allow entries from print and online magazines in the Investigative Reporting and Feature Writing categories. “After a considered review...Show More Summary
The Pulitzer Prizes announced today two substantial changes in a press release: The contest will consider entries from online and print magazines for two categories: investigative reporting and feature writing. News organizations can...Show More Summary
BY ANDREW MARANISS People assume that when your father is a Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author, he must have helped you a lot with your first book. For a while, I thought he might, too. I’d email first drafts of my chapters for...Show More Summary
Toni Morrison doesn't need to write another book. She's published 1o celebrated fiction titles and won nearly every award there is to win as an author (a Nobel, Pulitzer Prize and Presidential Medal of Freedom are among her honors). But, no matter! Toni Morrison is pulling a Toni Morrison—again. Show More Summary