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Posts Tagged ‘Douglas Blackmon’

Predictions | Wear It With Pride | Movements

  • eBookNewser: Rumors are circulating that the iPad 3 will ship in March, but we want to know who has the skinny on the iPad 46? C’mon people, let’s hear it.
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  • FishbowlDC: The Wall Street Journal’Douglas Blackmon is going to be a contributing editor at The Washington Post. He will focus on the 2012 presidential campaign.
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Pulitzers Celebrate Journalism In An Uncertain World

pulitzer1.jpgToday, we headed all the way uptown to Columbia University for the annual presentation of the Pulitzer Prizes. We spied some bigwigs of New York media, like Bill Keller celebrating The New York Times‘ five award haul (“I feel pretty damn good,” he told FishbowlNY) and Newsweek editor Jon Meacham, a Pulitzer Prize winner himself for his biography of Andrew Jackson, “American Lion.”

There were also some representatives from smaller press outlets, like Mark Mahoney of The Post-Star in Glens Falls, N.Y., who was awarded the Pulitzer for editorial writing.

Overall, the mood of the day was celebratory but somber (and the rainy weather didn’t help). Pulitzer Prize board co-chair, Anders Gyllenhaal (shown above), touched briefly on the sad state of traditional media today in his opening remarks and noted, although this was the first year that online-only publications could submit entries for Pulitzers, that he believed that online journalism still has a ways to go.

“Start-ups are not yet delivering the kind of probing, authoritative work that journalism’s service to the community should be about,” he said.

Read on for more insight from Keller, Meacham and Douglas Blackmon

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