Q: In Jane Smiley’s novel Duplicate Keys, Alice muses about the “fewness” of the friends in her social circle. I drew a blank when I looked up “fewness” in my dictionary. Did this “Pulitzer Prize-winning author” have a copy editor who was asleep at the switch, or is my dictionary inferior? A: “Fewness”... ? Read More: Few and far between
Ed Note: The following appears courtesy of our partnership with The Sherman Report and veteran sports media writer Ed Sherman. Dang Jason, you were snubbed again for the Pulitzer. If recall last year, Jason Whitlock took considerable flak for writing that he did Pulitzer Prize caliber work in 2012. He even compared himself to Mike Royko. He bemoaned the […]
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ABC News Asking Center for Public Integrity to Share Pulitzer Prize (TVNewser) ABC News is calling on the Center for Public Integrity to share its Pulitzer Prize for...Show More Summary
Columbia's Bill Grueskin tries to explain why the Pulitzer board dismissed The New York Times's "Invisible Child" series about Dasani Coates, the 11-year-old homeless girl whose life was so vividly captured by Andrea Elliott in December. The Audit (Dean Starkman and I) is among those who were baffled that the series wasn't even a Pulitzer finalist, much less a winner,...
ABC News wants a slice of Pulitzer pie — even though the journalism awards are for newspapers and digital outlets only.
Weekly Column: Few things in this world are more painful than the realization that an estrangement has occurred between two news organizations who had worked amiably together investigating doctors and lawyers squashing benefits claims...Show More Summary
Bill Buzenberg, the director of the Center for Public Integrity, said on HuffPost Live Wednesday he doesn’t like being “bullied” by ABC over their Pulitzer Prize spat, insisting that they don't deserve credit for a report where CPI did most of the heavy lifting.
ABC News has never won a Pulitzer Prize, since Pulitzers are not for television. That didn’t stop ABC News president Ben Sherwood from demanding that the awards committee (which doesn’t recognize television) recognize ABC for its role in the reporting that won another (non-television) outlet a Pulitzer earlier this week. Show More Summary
ABC News is seeking recognition for its work on a prize winning investigation into sick Appalachian miners who were denied medical care and benefits.
OK, the headline is a maybe over the top, but the sentiment isn’t. Why does a mainstream media TV news organization want a cut of a non-profit digital site’s Pultizer? The non-profit digital news site Center for Public Integrity wasShow More Summary
Amid all the cheers that have greeted her win, there are those who think Donna Tartt didn’t deserve the Pulitzer Prize for … Read More
A pretty nasty fight broke out Wednesday between ABC News and Center for Public Integrity over Chris Hamby's just-awarded Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting, which ABC News felt should have been shared with their team. Then,Show More Summary
Chris Hamby won the investigative reporting Pulitzer on Monday for his Center for Public Integrity “Breathless and Burdened” probe. Today he announced he’s leaving CPI and joining BuzzFeed’s investigative team. “I view Buzzfeed’s commitment to hard-hitting, fair and compelling reporting as a tremendous sign for the future of journalism,” he says. Chris Hamby joins … Read More
Remember in school, when you had to do group projects, and there was always that one kid who showed up late, only worked on part of the project, half-assed what they did do and then demanded full credit that other people earned?
The Philadelphia Inquirer won a Pulitzer on Monday for architecture criticism – something that one of its owners doesn’t want to see in the paper, according to two Inquirer sources. Twice in late 2012, I’m told, George Norcross criticized Inga Saffron – she won the paper’s Pulitzer this week – for not being a Philadelphia … Read More
The national-security state and its apologists don't see it that way—which is why we have the First Amendment.
ABC News is calling on the Center for Public Integrity to share their Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism, awarded to CPI’s Chris Hamby, taking issue with CPI’s Pulitzer submission that depicts ABC News as a minor partner inShow More Summary
ABC News' new president Ben Sherwood sent a four-page letter to the Center for Public Integrity Wednesday asking CPI to share its Pulitzer Prize with ABC News investigative reporter Brian Ross and producer Matt Musk, whom it said worked as equal partners with CPI investigative...
Read the whole new issue over here (or click on the cover)! 1. On Monday, this year's Pulitzer Prizes were announced, with JEN GRAVES named as a finalist for criticism. This is, of course, a great honor for a publication. How does The Stranger celebrate? By omitting any of Graves's art criticism from this issue. Show More Summary
The Pulitzer committee's decision to give its public service award this year to the Washington Post and the Guardian for their stories on government surveillance has elicited a few predictable reactions from those who believe that the...Show More Summary