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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

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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


Los Angeles Times, Daily Breeze Win Pulitzer Prizes

The Los Angeles Times and the Daily Breeze of Torrance were among the news organizations that won 2015 Pulitzer Prizes, which were announced Monday.

Two Times writers were awarded with U.S. 202 more words

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Book Bits: LA Times Book Prizes, 'The Sympathizer,' Monica Burne, 'Black Dove White Raven'

Sometimes I think the editors are on vacation when bestselling novels roar through the publishing house. I won’t tell you the title and author, but suffice it to say, when I’m reading what’s advertised as a fast-paced, spy-vs.-spy thriller, I don’t want the action to lurch to a stop while the author uses an entire chapter to describe the upbringing of one of the characters. 952 more words

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Q&A with Junot Diaz: On language, fantasy and the 'G' word

The Dominican-American author and thinker Junot Diaz (The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008, Drown, This Is How You Lose Her) talks to Peter Robb in advance of his appearance at the Spring Ottawa Writers Festival. 809 more words