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10 Biggest Milestones In Walmart History

By Douglas A. McIntyre

Walmart (NYSE: WMT), struggling with revenue growth and its image as a company which pays its employees as little as possible, is still one of the great success stories in American corporate history. 296 more words


Pulitzer Prize winners VS DOJ

A coalition of 14 Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists issued statements this week in support of James Risen, a New York Times reporter who faces possible imprisonment for refusing to disclose the identity of a source to the United States government. 393 more words


Wal-Mart’s Mexico Bribery

This series by David Barstow on the New York Times won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting back in April of 2013. In it, he looks into how Wal-Mart used bribery to overcome legal obstacles in order to build a supermarket in a protected archaeological zone. 110 more words

Investigative Examples

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W.J. Astore

Five years ago, I wrote an article for Nieman Watchdog with the title, “Networks Should Replace Pentagon Cheerleaders with Independent Military Analysts.”  Major media networks rely on retired colonels, generals, and admirals to give “unbiased” and “disinterested” commentary on military matters to the wider public.  612 more words


The truth of journalism: A wonderful shield and a powerful sword.

New York Times journalist, David Barstow, gave a seminar called Dancing with Elephants: The power of Walmart and other huge corporate companies and their relationship with journalism. 605 more words


Chilean Chronicles, Part 74: A glorious stew of humanity in Rio

I’ve had the great fortune to be around folks from all over the world, and this just may have been the most international day I’ve ever experienced. 943 more words

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Latinos à l’honneur du prix Pulitzer 2013

Le palmarès du prix Pulitzer est tombé. Parmi une grande quantité de journalistes originaires d’Amérique du nord, une poignée de Latinos ont réussi à se démarquer. 535 more words