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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...

2013-07-11 16:23:32

CHICAGO, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edward Albee, three-time Pulitzer Prize and two-time Tony Award-winning playwright, will be recognized with the 2013 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement. The prize will be awarded on November 3 as part of a day of literary events co-presented by the Chicago Tribune's Printers Row program and the 24(th) annual Chicago Humanities Festival. Albee is best known for such acclaimed works as "The Zoo Story," "The Sandlot" and...

2012-11-06 16:26:06

MIAMI, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Thomas University's School of Law will host a conference by Pulitzer Prize winner Sonia Nazario at the Moot Court Room at noon on November 8, 2012. STU's Immigration Clinic collaborated with Ms. Nazario in a recent case, inspiring her to generously offer this speaking appearance at the University. Her presentation will focus upon her reporting on the plight and migration sagas of the economic orphans of Central America, children left behind...

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...

2012-04-24 18:20:18

NEW YORK, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a year when most noteworthy international coverage originated from Libya, Egypt and Japan, Associated Press (AP) photographers captured three Overseas Press Club awards, including two by David Guttenfelder, to lead all news organizations at the 73rd Annual OPC Awards Dinner held today. Since 1940, the OPC Awards have recognized the finest examples of international journalism. Weekend anchor Lester Holt of NBC News and Alison Smale, the executive...

2012-04-16 10:23:11

MCLEAN, Va., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY investigative reporter Thomas Frank has been named a finalist in the explanatory reporting category for the 2012 Pulitzer Prizes. Frank's series explained how state lawmakers pump up their pensions. To report the series, Frank examined thousands of pages of pension laws from all 50 states to untangle the obscure language behind pension perks. He traced the evolution of these laws, finding the legislators who wrote them, the fiscal notes...

2012-03-16 08:50:41

CINCINNATI, March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scripps Howard Foundation today announced the winners of its annual Scripps Howard Awards, honoring the best work in the communications industry and journalism education in 2011. Established in 1953, the Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards competition is open to news organizations based in the U.S. and recognizes outstanding print, broadcast and online journalism in 15 categories. Two additional categories honor...

2011-10-27 15:12:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poynter Institute is launching a partnership with PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning website of the St. Petersburg Times, to create the PolitiFact Lab, an initiative that will oversee joint projects and educational programs on fact-checking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110323/MM70721LOGO ) The PolitiFact Lab at The Poynter Institute will promote best practices in accountability journalism, conduct...

2011-10-14 08:30:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, Nov. 11, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Isabel Wilkerson will speak at the annual fundraiser for ThreeSixty Journalism, a non-profit program at the University of St. Thomas that trains Minnesota teens from diverse communities in journalism skills and publishes their work at www.threesixtyjournalism.org and in a quarterly print magazine distributed to schools. Wilkerson, a former New York Times national correspondent and bureau...

2011-07-26 00:00:29

ProPublica announced today that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Schoofs will join ProPublica as senior editor. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 ProPublica announced today that Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mark Schoofs will join ProPublica on August 15 as a senior editor. Schoofs comes to ProPublica after working for more than a decade at The Wall Street Journal. While there, Schoofs played a key role in investigations ranging from abuse and fraud in Medicare to the effects of...