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A Pulitzer (almost) lost to history

I spent a weekend last fall in the basement of a public library in rural Maine, picking through century-old letters between two sisters, Laura Richards and Maude Howe Elliott.   93 more words

Montreal universities have bragging rights to many famous alumni

Montreal’s cash-strapped universities have a wealth of notable and famous alumni who got their start at one of our local universities before leaving their mark on this province and beyond. 1,255 more words

Local News

Illinois peeps, check out - William Gaines, Prizewinning Investigative Reporter, Dies at 82

A longtime journalist whose reporting on corruption in Chicago won two Pulitzer Prizes.. via NYT Business Day http://ift.tt/2a6GWgq


Kids continue to be left in hot cars. It's time for a real solution

A recent press release from GM headlined “GM leads industry with new Rear Seat Reminder” had me excited. Briefly. Then I read it. Four paragraphs about how our busy lives can lead us to forget a briefcase, a lunch or even, gasp, a kid, in the back seat and how the new feature in coming Acadias would lead the way for a technological advance in saving that lunch. 849 more words


How serving as a Pulitzer juror made me a better journalism teacher

Being invited to serve on a Pulitzer jury is probably a little like getting accepted to Hogwarts: You receive a letter written on really nice stationary with instructions to show up at a certain place and time. 449 more words

Journalism Education

100th Annual Pulitzer Prizes: Los Angeles Times, AP Among Honorees

The Associated Press won the top honor as the 100th annual Pulitzer Prizes were handed out on Monday, and the Los Angeles Times won for breaking news coverage of the San Bernardino massacre. 546 more words