Latest Pulitzer Prizes Stories

2014-07-16 12:24:51

The country's oldest continuously published newspaper marks 250 years of delivering the moments that make history HARTFORD, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It was nearly 12 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed that another important and historic work was printed -- the very first edition of what is today The Hartford Courant. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140716/127622 The Hartford Courant, the nation's oldest continuously published newspaper, is marking its...

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...

2012-10-18 12:55:13

The Pulitzer Prize in Journalism is one of the world´s most prestigious awards. Despite progress in the last few decades, gender disparities in the field of journalism have existed as long as the profession has. Now, a University of Missouri researcher has found that female Pulitzer Prize winners are more likely to have greater qualifications than their male counterparts in order to win the coveted award. In a study to be published in Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly, Yong...

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