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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


The 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The 2016 Pulitzer Prizes winners have been announced: The New Yorker’s Emily Nussbaum won the prize for criticism. Lin-Manuel Miranda won the drama prize for “Hamilton.” The New York Times’s… 203 more words


Pulitzer Prizes mark 100th year with Monday's awards

The Pulitzer Prizes, established in 1917 with a bequest from trail-blazing publisher Joseph Pulitzer, are marking their 100th year on Monday with the announcement of the winners of what are regarded as the most prestigious awards in American journalism. 271 more words


George Cotkin's Feast of Excess captures a seminal time in American culture

Now listen, everyone: Silence, please! Precisely, four minutes and thirty-three seconds of silence, at Maverick Hall, near Woodstock, N.Y., on Aug. 29, 1952, rocked the musical establishment. 975 more words


Hey Classics Challengers: 'The Good Earth' is a great gift

So people sometimes ask me, “What’s the point of your Classics Challenge?”

I usually say something like, “It’s important to expand your reading list. You can’t just read the same authors over and over, there are so many great books. 838 more words

Classics Challenge 2015

Spike and Masha takes comedic tour of the middle years of our lives

Husbands and wives come and go. Parents and children eventually reverse roles, kicking and screaming all the way.

Brothers and sisters, however, are stuck with each other and their own peculiar family dynamics — and it doesn’t matter whether you grow up to be a movie star or never actually manage to leave home. 839 more words