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Maxim Magazine Follows U-T San Diego’s Manti Te’o Lead

Matthew T. Hall, public engagement editor for U-T San Diego, is chuckling this morning about the woman who appears at, ahem, #69 on Maxim magazine’s latest Hot 100 list. And who can blame him? It’s the girlfriend San Diego Charger Manti Te’o never had:

Hall writes that it will be interesting to see if the gang at Maxim gets as much flack as his own paper did for recently running an editorial cartoon poking fun at the same insignificant other. The bottom line is Te’o better get used to this: at every away-game, one can only imagine the taunts that will come from the tailgate-fueled crowds.

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Pulitzer Prize Winners Anounced

Your FBLA editors didn’t win a goddamned thing. But southern California was not without some victories in the journalism categories:

WINNER Explanatory Reporting-
Bettina Boxall and Julie Cart of the Los Angeles Times for their fresh and painstaking exploration into the cost and effectiveness of attempts to combat the growing menace of wildfires across the western United States.
Read the winning story at www.latimes.com/bigburn

WINNER Editorial Cartooning-
Steve Breen of The San Diego Union-Tribune for his agile use of a classic style to produce wide ranging cartoons that engage readers with power, clarity and humor.

FINALIST Investigative Reporting-
Paul Pringle of Los Angeles Times for his meticulously researched stories that, in the face of threats, exposed financial abuses by the head of California’s largest union, leading to investigations, the leader’s departure from office and repayment of misappropriated funds.

FINALIST Breaking News Photography-
Carolyn Cole of Los Angeles Times for her valorous on-the-spot coverage of political violence in Kenya, capturing the terror as rebellion and reprisals jolted the nation.

See the complete list of winners here.