Journalism awards

FILE - In this April 22, 2015 file photo, Ronan Farrow attends the Sixth Annual Women in the World Summit opening night in New York. Pulitzer Prize, a story that takes down an attorney general, a new book deal -- it’s been quite a run for the New Yorker’s Farrow. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
May 13, 2018 - 12:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Perhaps the least surprising aspect of The New Yorker magazine's story on abuse allegations against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was Ronan Farrow's byline. Farrow has been on a head-spinning run that started with an expose in October on Harvey Weinstein, for which he...
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Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, Ryan Kelly, poses in the brewery at his new job at Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Kelly left journalism shortly after shooting his prize winning photo to work in the social medial division of the brewery. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 21, 2018 - 2:30 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Ryan Kelly won a Pulitzer Prize this week for his photo of a car plowing into protesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia - an image he snapped on the final day of his newspaper job before leaving to work at a brewery. The photographer has joined a...
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Beginning third from left, New York Times staff writers Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, senior enterprise editor Rebecca Corbett and reporter Cara Buckley celebrate with colleagues in the newsroom in New York after the team they led won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on Monday, April 16, 2018. The Times shared the prize with Ronan Farrow of The New Yorker for their reporting on sexual harassment that ushered in a reckoning about the treatment of women by powerful men in the uppermost ranks of Hollywood, politics, media and technology. (Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times via AP)
April 16, 2018 - 10:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday for breaking the Harvey Weinstein scandal with reporting that galvanized the #MeToo movement and set off a worldwide reckoning over sexual misconduct in the workplace. The Times and The Washington...
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The staff of the Cincinnati Enquirer gather to celebrate in their newsroom after learning the newspaper won the Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for "Seven Days of Heroin," a week-long examination of the many ways the heroin crisis is impacting their community, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
April 16, 2018 - 4:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 4:20 p.m. A Cincinnati newspaper's weeklong examination of the many ways the heroin crisis is impacting its community has won the Pulitzer for local reporting. Cheers, hugs and champagne toasts swept the Cincinnati Enquirer...
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April 16, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The winners of the Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts will be announced Monday at New York's Columbia University. The Pulitzer Prizes recognize the best journalism of 2017 in newspapers, magazines and websites. There are 14 categories for reporting, photography, criticism...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives for a shot between Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony, left, and center Steven Adams (12) during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
April 11, 2018 - 2:47 am
The argument happens most every year. Who is the NBA MVP? LeBron James has been the best player for most of his 15 years in the league, and he's won the award only four times. Russell Westbrook won it last year, buoyed by averaging a triple-double, yet seems to not even be in the conversation this...
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April 09, 2018 - 7:39 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — In a story April 6 about the resignation of three members of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of another academy member. She is Katarina Frostenson, not Forstensson. A corrected version of the story is below...
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March 20, 2018 - 8:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Thomas Pynchon is receiving a $100,000 prize this spring from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. But that doesn't mean he'll turn up to accept it. The academy told The Associated Press that Pynchon has been named the first winner of the Christopher Lightfoot Walker Award, a...
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In this 2005 file photo, AP sports editor Terry Taylor smiles. Taylor rose from a writer covering figure skating to become one of the most influential people in sports journalism. Her service was recognized with the 2018 Red Smith Award for outstanding contributions over a lifetime by the Associated Press Sports Editors. (AP Photo, File)
March 12, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Terry Taylor didn't set out to be a pioneer. What she wanted most was to run a great sports department. Taylor did just that for the better part of a quarter century as sports editor for The Associated Press. A woman in what traditionally was a man's world, she rose from a writer covering figure...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2016 file photo, author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie appears at a celebration of Indigenous Peoples' Day at Seattle's City Hall. The American Library Association tells The Associated Press that Alexie has declined the Carnegie Medal he received last month. He was given the $5,000 award for nonfiction for his memoir "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me." He has since faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment and issued a statement acknowledging wrongdoing. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
March 09, 2018 - 5:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sherman Alexie has declined the Carnegie Medal he received last month, the American Library Association told The Associated Press on Friday. Alexie was given the $5,000 award for nonfiction for his memoir "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me." He has since faced multiple allegations...
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