Tag Archives: Pulitzer Prize

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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