Latest David Remnick Stories

2009-05-19 06:00:00

NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week it was dropped like a bomb on the scientific community when the venerable magazine Science contained a lead news article (in the May 15, 2009 issue) by reporter Michael Balter, "'Vengeance' Bites Back At Jared Diamond" that included the first public comments by Pulitzer Prize winning scientist, Jared Diamond and New Yorker editor David Remnick regarding the 10 million dollar libel lawsuit filed against Diamond and Advance Publications,...

2008-12-11 09:25:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Foundation announced today that it will present the Benjamin C. Bradlee Award for Editor of the Year to Leonard Downie, Jr., former Executive Editor of The Washington Post. The award will be presented at NPF's 26th annual awards dinner, February 10, 2009, at the Hilton Washington Hotel. The judges noted that during Mr. Downie's 17-year leadership of the Post's newsroom, its staff won 25 Pulitzer prizes, including three...

2008-07-15 18:00:18

A MAGAZINE cover showing Barack Obama dressed as a Muslim and his wife as a terrorist was dismissed as "tasteless and offensive" by the Democratic presidential hopeful yesterday. The illustration in the New Yorker is titled "The Politics of Fear" and depicts Mr Obama wearing traditional Muslim garb of sandals, robe and turban and his wife, Michelle dressed in camouflage, combat boots and an assault rifle strapped over her shoulder. Both are standing in the Oval Office in front of a...

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