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Pulitzer Prize Awards

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  • Letter to readers about the new California section

    Letter to readers about the new California section
    Dear Readers, Journalist Carey McWilliams, chronicler of the Progressive Era, stood in awe of California. Here was a state, among all others, whose growth and prosperity begged for an explanation. He called California “the great exception,”...
  • Q&A with author Stephen Hunter

    Q&A with author Stephen Hunter
    Stephen Hunter's 18th novel teams his favorite character, Bob Lee Swagger, with a newspaper reporter. They are chasing the mystery of a remarkable World War II Russian sniper — a woman — who appears to have been erased from history. In...
  • Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News

    Media: Radical Shift In Control Of The News
    In the era of status updates, Instagram filters and 140-character news alerts on Twitter, awareness in our current technological age orbits around our mobile devices. We check our screens more than 150 times a day, on average, motivated by the never-...
  • Thumbnail Look At East Carolina

    Location: Greenville, N.C. Enrollment: 21,298 Founded: 1907 Nickname: Pirates Colors: Purple and gold Famous ECU athletes: Jets running back Chris Johnson; NFL quarterback David Garrard; former NFL quarterback Jeff Blake; former NFL running backs...
  • Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus

    Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus
    With the end of World War II came profound changes in how Americans lived, reshaping the nation's landscape — and the fortunes of The Courant. Over the next two decades, as the population swelled and the economy flourished, thousands gave up city...
  • Chapter Nine: The Beach Boys And Newsroom Changes

    Chapter Nine: The Beach Boys And Newsroom Changes
    Life in a newsroom is different every day, its rhythms set by external forces. But 1979 was something new. While the staff waited to see what effect — if any — corporate ownership might bring to The Courant, a more palpable shift was...
  • Chapter Ten: Slow To Capitalize On Power Of The Web

    Chapter Ten: Slow To Capitalize On Power Of The Web
    The Internet had existed for years before an English computer scientist in 1989 devised an "information management" system that would eventually allow nearly anyone to display and view pages hosted on computers around the world — the World Wide Web....
  • Interview: Michael Keaton Goes From Batman to 'Birdman'

    Like most actors, Michael Keaton claims he doesn't enjoy watching himself in his own movies. But when it comes to his buzzy starring role in Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Birdman," which Fox Searchlight opens in limited release Friday, he can't stop...
  • A revival of path-breaking musical 'Next to Normal' takes Center Stage

    A revival of path-breaking musical 'Next to Normal' takes Center Stage
    The average, certifiably sane person might consider the idea of writing a musical about mental illness to be a manifestation of mental illness. Composer Tom Kitt and lyricist/librettist Brian Yorkey famously proved otherwise when their path-breaking...
  • Editor's choice: 'Summer of the Dead'

    Editor's choice: 'Summer of the Dead'
    Ackers Gap, W.Va. After my previous travels there, no encouragement was necessary for another excursion. The town is more than merely a speck on an imaginary map, and it is a way to channel my former Chicago Tribune and Pulitzer Prize-winning...
  • Indiana Jones marathon, 'Grapes of Wrath' coming up at Frank Banko Cinemas

    For the next few days at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at SteelStacks, you can check out a quartet of movies that in different ways, prove the genius of Hollywood storytelling. First up on Sunday is an all-day marathon of the first three "Indiana...