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This shrewd photographer has a legendary gift for lodging himself into every major political event — and people are starting to notice

Although you may not have known it, chances are you've seen one of J. Scott Applewhite's photographs.  The two-time Pulitzer prize winning photojournalist is on the scene for nearly every major event in Washington, from Presidential inaugurations to the swearing-in of Supreme Court justices. Show More Summary

Bloomberg's new regime and tensions over the editorial vision

In April, Zachary Mider’s groundbreaking story on corporate tax inversions won Bloomberg News the first Pulitzer Prize in its 25-year history. When Mider collected his award a month later, at the annual Pulitzer luncheon at ColumbiaShow More Summary

53 Plays Written By Women That Deserve Your Attention

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

"Really, producers? Really" Suzy Evans pled in a 2014 piece for American Theatre, mimicking the comedic angst of Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers. "The Pulitzer Prize [for drama] and all finalist nods go to women in 2014 and 68 percent of...Show More Summary

Chris Hedges Wins L.A. Press Club’s Top Award for Activism Journalism

last weekNews : Truthdig

Chris Hedges speaking at a Truthdig event on June 7.(Tao Ruspoli) Pulitzer Prize winner and Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges received the top award in the Activism Journalism category Sunday night at the 2015 Southern California Journalism...Show More Summary

Poynter will partner for Pulitzer’s 2016 centennial with a focus on social justice

The Pulitzer Prizes announced Monday that the Poynter Institute for Media Studies is among the organizations chosen to host events for the organization’s centennial anniversary next year. According to the press release, other partners include The Dallas Morning News, the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the George W. Show More Summary

Berkshire Eagle publishes, defends a racist column

The venerable Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield, founded in the 1890s and winner of the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, recently published a racist column by a “conservative activist” named Steven Nikitas. After outraged readers complained, editor Kevin Moran responded in a column of his own that though he vehemently disagreed with Nikitas’ screed, he considered […]

Even in the Publishing World, Women Must Fight for a Spot

In her recent blog post, novelist Nicola Griffith pointed out that books about women rarely win important awards in the literary world like the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. For example, the Pulitzer Prize from 2000 toShow More Summary

Gunther Schuller, Composer Who Synthesized Classical and Jazz, Dies at 89

2 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

Mr. Schuller, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his orchestral work in 1994, coined the term Third Stream to describe music that drew on the forms and resources of both classical and jazz.

The Pulitzer Prize In Bullshit FUD Reporting Goes To... The Sunday Times For Its 'Snowden Expose'

3 weeks agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Let's start with this. Soon after Daniel Ellsberg was revealed as the source behind the Pentagon Papers, White House officials started spreading rumors that Ellsberg was actually a Soviet spy and that he'd passed on important secrets...Show More Summary

John Carroll, Former Editor Of Baltimore Sun And Los Angeles Times, Dies At 73

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — John S. Carroll, former editor of the Baltimore Sun and the Los Angeles Times, which won 13 Pulitzer Prizes during his five-year tenure, has died. He was 73. Carroll died Sunday morning at his home in Lexington, Kentucky, where he was once editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader, said his wife, Lee Carroll. Show More Summary

John Carroll, who led the Los Angeles Times to 13 Pulitzer Prizes, dies at 73

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New York Times | Los Angeles Times John Carroll, who buoyed the Los Angeles Times during a period of financial headwinds and guided the staff to more than a dozen Pulitzer wins during his five-year tenure as editor, died Sunday of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Show More Summary

John Carroll, former Los Angeles Times editor, dies at 73

John Carroll, former editor of the Baltimore Sun and the Los Angeles Times, which won 13 Pulitzer Prizes during his five-year tenure, has died. He was 73. Carroll died Sunday morning at his home in Lexington, Kentucky, where he was once editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader, according to his wife, Lee Carroll. Show More Summary

John S. Carroll, Former Editor At LA Times, Baltimore Sun, Dies At 73

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The Times won an impressive 13 Pulitzer Prizes in his brief, five-year tenure there. He also worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Lexington Herald-Leader.

John S. Carroll, acclaimed newspaper editor in Baltimore and L.A. dies at 73

John S. Carroll, who guided the Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun and Lexington Herald-Leader in Kentucky to Pulitzer Prizes and who was considered one of the most distinguished and inspiring newspaper editors of his time, died June 14 at his home in Lexington, Ky. He was 73. Read full article >>

Ornette Coleman and the Beat Generation Literati

A Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur Fellow, jazzman Ornette Coleman died this week at age 85. Ornette Coleman's extraordinary career as an alto saxophone performer dovetailed with several poetry movements in America including his friendship and collaborations with the Beat Generation writers. Show More Summary

Post ‘Mad Men,’ Elizabeth Moss Is Mad Busy With Movie Roles

EXCLUSIVE: Hot off her memorable final episodes of Mad Men and her Tony Award-nominated performance in the Broadway revival of Wendy Wasserstein's Pulitzer Prize play The Heidi Chronicles, Elisabeth Moss has landed roles in two upcoming films. Show More Summary

Ornette Coleman: Jazz Iconoclast + American Original Goes Home

NPR Jazz: "Ornette Coleman was an American icon and iconoclast — a self-taught musician born in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1930, who went on to win the Pulitzer Prize, the Japanese Praemium Imperiale, two Guggenheims, a MacArthur, honorary doctorates and a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master honor."

Jazz Great Dead at 85

One of the giants of jazz — and the first recording artist to win a Pulitzer Prize — has died. The New York Times reports that the innovative composer and alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman died this morning in Manhattan. Coleman...

Jazz saxophonist and Pulitzer Prize winner Ornette Coleman dies at 85

American jazz musician and composer Ornette Coleman, whose ground-breaking saxophone playing earned him a Pulitzer Prize in 2007, died Thursday morning in Manhattan at age 85. Continue reading ? The post Jazz saxophonist and Pulitzer Prize winner Ornette Coleman dies at 85 appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Con A De Arte returns w/ Pulitzer Prize photographer

When José Galvez was 10 years old, he wandered into Arizona Daily Star with a shoeshine box looking for work. Years later, the shoeshine boy transformed into a pioneering photographer for the Latino community - he even picked up a Pulitzer...Show More Summary

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