Pulitzer Prizes in journalism awarded to The New York Times, The Washington Post, AP and others

Pulitzer Prizes in journalism awarded to The New York Times, The Washington Post, AP and others

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times and The Washington Post were awarded three Pulitzer Prizes apiece on Monday for work in 2023 that dealt with everything from the war in Gaza to gun violence, and The Associated Press won in the feature photography category for coverage of global migration to the U.S.

Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israel and its aftermath produced work that resulted in two Pulitzers and a special citation. The Times won for text coverage that the Pulitzer board described as “wide-ranging and revelatory,” while the Reuters news service won for its photography. The citation went to journalists and other writers covering the war in Gaza.

The prestigious public service award went to ProPublica for reporting that “pierced the thick wall of secrecy” around the U.S. Supreme Court to show how billionaires gave expensive gifts to justices and paid for luxury travel. Reporters Joshua Kaplan, Justin Elliott, Brett Murphy, Alex Mierjeski and Kirsten Berg were honored for their work.

The Pulitzers honored the best in journalism from 2023 in 15 categories, as well as eight arts categories focused on books, music and theater. The public service winner receives a gold medal. All other winners receive

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For a longer time times, on the net and year-spherical learning pitched as fixes to Surrey faculty crowding – BC

For a longer time times, on the net and year-spherical learning pitched as fixes to Surrey faculty crowding – BC

Mother and father in Surrey, B.C., are getting asked to weigh in on a suite of out-of-the-box alternatives as the city’s college district grapples with rampant overcrowding.

A lot of of the proposals, involved in an on-line survey crafted by the Surrey Faculty District, could dramatically reshape what working day-to-day discovering appears to be like like in colleges.


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Strategies include fully on-line or hybrid lessons for secondary pupils, going to a trimester system or even extending college days or dividing them into shifts, with some pupils starting in the early morning and many others ending in the late night.

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The proposals arrive as the district faces an enrolment disaster.

There are now additional than 80,000 students in the Surrey district, and college board chair Laurie Larsen stated regular enrolment progress has climbed from about 800 for each calendar year prior to the COVID-19 pandemic to close to 2,500 in latest many years.

“There basically are a good deal of universities now that cannot consider one more pupil and a whole lot of educational institutions that we can’t place yet another moveable on,” she mentioned.

“Even nevertheless we have

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“The Times”: A record of the New York Occasions by Adam Nagourney, reviewed.

“The Times”: A record of the New York Occasions by Adam Nagourney, reviewed.

“Will the New York Occasions make it?” That was the matter of the city-hall conference that the newspaper’s then-government editor, Bill Keller, held for his nervous employees in the late 2000s. He walked onstage to the tune “Not Dead Yet” from the musical “Spamalot.”

Nowadays, when the New York Occasions has nearly 10 million having to pay subscribers and posts yearly profits in the hundreds of millions of pounds, it is uncomplicated to ignore how bleak its long term appeared 15 several years in the past. But as Adam Nagourney recounts in his masterful new background, “The Occasions: How the Newspaper of Document Survived Scandal, Scorn, and the Transformation of Journalism,” its yo-yoing economic fortunes are usual of the turbulence that has dogged the paper for the previous 4 a long time as it has struggled to protect its place as the country’s — arguably the world’s — preeminent information outlet.

The turmoil chronicled in the first half of Nagourney’s e book, which addresses the yrs from 1977 to 2001, played out mainly driving the scenes. Govt Editor Abe Rosenthal, who had been working the newsroom considering the fact that 1969, was outstanding but abusive.

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The Times, Haiti, and the treacherous bridge linking history and journalism

The Times, Haiti, and the treacherous bridge linking history and journalism

Haiti’s Lost Billions.The Root of Haiti’s Misery: Reparations to Enslavers.” “How a French Bank Captured Haiti.” “Invade Haiti, Wall Street Urged. The US Obliged.” “Demanding Reparations, and Ending Up in Exile.” These were the top headlines in a sprawling package of articles—totaling tens of thousands of words and written primarily by four reporters, with the help of more than a dozen researchers in at least six locations on two continents—that the New York Times published on Haiti over the weekend, under the rubric “The Ransom.” The package took the form of a slick multimedia production online and a special section in print, trailed on Sunday’s front page across four columns under a large illustration of plantations burning during the Haitian Revolution, when enslaved Africans won independence from French colonial rule.

Though the events of the illustration date to 1791, the package really picks up Haiti’s story in 1825, more than twenty years after it declared independence, when the French returned and demanded that Haiti give them “reparations” or else face a war, setting the stage for decades of debt and exploitation. “For years, as New York Times journalists have

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