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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,”...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Best strategy for global leadership: Leaner energy consumption [Commentary]

    Best strategy for global leadership: Leaner energy consumption [Commentary]
    There are endless metrics to gauge whether the United States is ahead or behind other countries. Finland does education better and cheaper. Russians and central Europeans beat Americans in alcohol consumption. But it takes only five minutes for the...
  • Dispatcher Recalls 911 Call About Body Of Slain Scientist

    Dispatcher Recalls 911 Call About Body Of Slain Scientist
    NEW LONDON — Beth Desmond was working the midnight shift as an emergency-911 dispatcher the night of May 14, 2004, when she received a troubling call. There was a man covered in blood lying on the ground outside a home on Salem Turnpike in...
  • Slain Scientist's Son Testifies In Murder Trial

    NEW LONDON — At one point during his testimony Wednesday in the trial of the man accused of killing his father, Ethan Mallove's eyes seemed to linger on the courtroom movie screen. "Yes, that's Eugene Mallove," his son said in response to...