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Last Week’s Boston/New York Pulitzer Bakeoff

The past seven days have provided us with a Pulitzerpalooza that includes the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Boston Globe. Start with the leader in the clubhouse: Andrea Elliott’s Invisible Child, the Times five-part series chronicling the … Continue reading

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Why The Wall Street Journal Is A Great Newspaper (‘The Lobotomy Files’ Edition)

Today’s Wall Street Journal features the last in a remarkable three-part series, The Lobotomy Files. From the first installment (Forgotten Soldiers): The U.S. government lobotomized roughly 2,000 mentally ill veterans—and likely hundreds more—during and after World War II, according to … Continue reading

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