Randell Beck, Joyce Dehli and Keven Ann Willey, three longtime regional newspaper executives, have been elected chairs of the Pulitzer Prize Board, Columbia University announced today.
Pulitzer Prize Board elects three co-chairs for 2016-17
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Women are now leading 3 journalism fellowship programs
Dawn Garcia (John S. Knight Fellowships,) and Lynette Clemetson (Knight-Wallace Fellowships) will soon join Nieman Fellowship Program's Anne Marie Lipinski in heading three of the biggest journalism fellowship programs in the country. "In a landscape where women are less likely to own media, drive the public narrative, and have fair and diverse representation access, it is a step forward to have more women leaders at the helm of prestigious journalism fellowships."
The press is having a tougher time fighting First Amendment cases
"Editors in leading newsrooms across the country say that the news industry is less able to pursue legal cases around free speech and freedom of the press issues than it was 10 years ago, according to a new report."