Latest Pulitzer Prize Stories

2014-05-09 16:23:12

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Times reporter David Barstow, whose work has won three Pulitzer Prizes in the last decade, is joining The Poynter Institute's adjunct faculty. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110323/MM70721LOGO Barstow will contribute to Poynter.org (www.poynter.org), the Institute's successful media news blog, which draws nearly 5 million unique visitors yearly and teach for News University (www.newsu.org), Poynter's...

2014-03-11 20:21:27

PITTSBURGH, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Point Park University News Service and The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania invite members and guests to a free program on Thursday, March 27, featuring Pulitzer Prize winning Philadelphia Daily News reporters Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker, authors of "Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love." They will offer an account of the largest case of police corruption in Philadelphia's history. It...

2013-06-19 23:15:28

The talented editorial cartoonist will be distributed for newspaper/online publication and included on GoComics.com. Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Universal Uclick, home to many of the world´s most notable cartoonists and columnists, is proud to announce an exclusive syndication agreement with Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Matt Davies. Davies is the eighth creator currently represented by Universal Uclick who has won a Pulitzer Prize. Known for his unapologetic...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'