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Hey Classics Challengers: Maybe not magnificent, but still pretty good.

Back to the Classics Challenge after too long away…

We are on the Pulitzer Prize-winner category in this years challenge and, as usual, there were too many things from which to choose. 889 more words

Classics Challenge 2015

Here's how it feels to be locked in a hot car for an hour

I made it to the 50-minute point before I thought I was going to throw up.

Not bad, actually, when you consider I was sitting in a car in the middle of a parking lot, the outdoor temperature a breezy 26 C (79 F) while the air surrounding me had reached 50 C (122 F). 1,071 more words

Culture And Lifestyle

Second Draft: Harvard dropout Sherwood joined Canadian Forces before becoming famous playwright

In June 1917, a young American arrived in Montreal to enlist in the Canadian Army. The Harvard dropout was anxious to join the fighting in Europe, but had been rejected by both the U.S.  640 more words

Local News

Hey Classics Challengers: Let's read Pulitzer winners

The Pulitzer Prize for fiction is, along with the National Book Award, the most important awards in literature written in the United States. It is given to a single work by an American author, preferably about life in America, published the previous year. 479 more words

Classics Challenge 2015

I was a Pulitzer juror and here's what I learned about great journalism

Reporters aren’t very good at keeping secrets, but I’ve managed to stay mum for a couple of months about some exciting professional news: I was one of roughly 100 jurors who vetted nominees for the… 614 more words

Doing It Right

2015 Pulitzer Prize Photography Winners

This week the 2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners were announced, including the inspirational winners for the best photo journalism of the year.

The best Feature Photography award went to New York Times photographer Daniel Berehulak for his courageous work covering the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. 40 more words


Do More With Less, Or The Strange Arrogance of Covering The Pulitzers

Or: Of the Big-Name Papers, Only The New York Times Knows How to Write a Lede

It’s a mark of how far I’ve strayed from… 916 more words