The Pulitzer Prizes are about to commemorate their 100th anniversary with a celebration at Poynter.
In honor of the occasion, we're taking a look at exemplary social justice-focused journalism from last
year and throughout the century.
From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.
Adweek.com Josh Tyrangiel has yet another positive profile for his scrapbook. In the latest, Dylan Byers says the Bloomberg Businessweek editor has turned his product into "the most exciting business magazine out there." Ad pages are up 21 percent year-on-year for January through July, and subscriptions are up 12 percent. Businessweek now loses between $20 million to … Read More
Chicago Tribune Michael Oneal reports Judge Kevin J. Carey surprised everyone in the Tribune bankruptcy case when he said in his Oct. 31 opinion that holders of a deeply subordinated class of notes known as PHONES were being treated unfairly and should be able to recover at least a slice of a claim with an original value … Read More