Tag Archives: Pulitzer Prize

NYT’s David Barboza Is One Kick-Ass Reporter

The hardworking staff has long admired the work of New York Times correspondent David Barboza, who, according to the Times website, “was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting ‘for his striking exposure of corruption at high levels of the Chinese … Continue reading

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Why the Wall Street Journal Is a Great Newspaper (‘A Confederacy of Dunces’ Edition)

This weekend’s Wall Street Journal features another winner in its Masterpiece series examining major works of art. The latest installment (by Danny Heitman, a columnist for the Advocate newspaper in Louisiana): The Big Easy Slacker’s Manual As another commencement season … Continue reading

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NYT Also Excels at Boston Marathon Bombings Coverage

As you all undoubtedly know by now, the Boston Globe has won a well-deserved Pulitzer Prize for its Breaking News Reporting of last year’s Marathon bombings. Less noticed locally is the New York Times Feature Photography Pulitzer for Josh Haner’s “moving essay on … Continue reading

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Free The Bill Mauldin One!

From our Late to the Party desk The Boston Sunday Globe featured this book review (dead-tree version) of The Deserters: A Hidden History of World War II, by Charles Glass: WILLIE AND JOE GO AWOL ‘The Guns at Last Light,’’ the … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald!

In its Tuesday edition the Boston Herald – ever Whitmanesque – celebrates itself and sings itself yet again. Page Two:   Read the rest at It’s Good to Live in a Two-Daily Town.

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Dear NYT: That’s It? That’s The Sendoff You Give The Great Malcolm Browne?

From yesterday’s New York Times (page B11): Malcolm W. Browne, 81, Pulitzer Winner Malcolm W. Browne, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter whose four-decade career included covering the Vietnam War — and taking one of the most memorable photos of the conflict … Continue reading

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Why The New York Times Is A Great Newspaper (Wal-Mart de Mexico Edition)

In a characteristic gesture of self-congratulation, Sunday’s New York Times ran a full-page ad saluting its 108 Pulitzer Prizes, including this year’s duo of Jeffrey Gettleman (International Reporting) and David Kocieniewski (Explanatory Reporting). Ensconsed in the 2009 slot is David … Continue reading

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Does The New York Times Have A Pulitzer Complex?

Interesting juxtaposition in Sunday’s New York Times. From the Public Editor’s column about the Pulitzer Prize celebration at the New York Times last Monday: I was struck by how well-tuned the whole affair seemed to be. At other newspapers, celebrations … Continue reading

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Why Sebastian Smee Won A Pulitzer

Last week Boston Globe art critic Sebastian Smee won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for criticism, as the Globe was happy to report: Sebastian Smee, art critic of The Boston Globe, yesterday was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for criticism. In … Continue reading

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