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Posts Tagged ‘Ellen Barry’

NYT Profiles India’s 90-Year-Old Sex Advice Columnist

The name of the column is “Ask the Sexpert.” The newspaper that carries it is the Mumbai Mirror. And the man at the sexpert-controls is Dr. Mahinder Watsa.

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From this weekend’s New York Times “The Saturday Profile” by Ellen Barry and Malavika Vyawahare:

Over the nine years he has been writing the daily column, by his editor’s estimate, Watsa has received upward of 40,000 letters seeking advice on sexual problems, the vast majority seeking basic information. Answering them, he steps into a vacuum in a country where, according to a government study conducted several years ago, only about a fifth of young men and women reported receiving any type of sex education…

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New York Times, Wall Street Journal Win Pulitzer Prizes for Journalism

The Pulitzer Prize winners in journalism were announced today, and despite the crashing Pulitzer website, FishbowlNY managed to secure the entire list!

Among New York newspapers, the New York Times won in two categories, “Commentary,” and “International Reporting,” with Clifford J. Levy winning his second Pulitzer. The Wall Street Journal won for “Editorial Writing.”

Another highlight is that for the first time in history, ProPublica was awarded a Pulitzer for a group of stories that never appeared in print.

More commentary is sure to follow, but for now, here is the complete list of winners in journalism:

Congratulations!

2010 Polk Award Winners Announced

Long Island University just announced the winners of 2010′s George Polk Award in Journalism, and there are quite a few local recipients. Below are just some of the many journalists who were honored:

Congrats to all the winners. FishbowlNY is thinking 2011 is our year – especially if we continue reporting on things like this.