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2014-06-02 20:21:44

NEW YORK, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Nigerian editor and a Mexican freelance journalist whose investigative reports exposed companies that seriously endangered public health have won the 2014 Knight International Journalism Award, the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced. The award recognizes outstanding news coverage that makes a difference in the lives of people around the world. Oluwatoyosi Ogunseye, the editor of Nigeria's Sunday Punch newspaper,...

2014-05-13 12:33:34

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For her distinguished career as a trailblazing correspondent, Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" will receive the International Center for Journalists' (ICFJ) Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism. She will be honored at ICFJ's 30th Anniversary gala on November 10 in Washington. "Lesley Stahl has repeatedly shaped the national--and international--debate through groundbreaking work as a CBS White House correspondent, 'Face the...

2014-05-01 16:26:52

Award-winning transparency platform expanded from home base in Chile WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citizens of Venezuela and Colombia seeking to bring more transparency and accountability to their societies will soon have a new tool with the expansion of Poderopedia.org to their countries. Poderopedia is an award-winning digital platform that maps who is who in business and politics. Launched in Chile in 2012 by ICFJ Knight International Journalism Fellow...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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