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U.S. Identified as “Problematic” for Journalists

April 22, 2019
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U.S. Identified as “Problematic” for Journalists

The 2019 World Press Freedom Index has been released and continues the narrative of previous years as animosity towards the press erodes into hostility and violence, fostering an environment of fear for journalists around the globe. The United States has fallen three more places in the ranking, landing, not at good or even satisfactory, but…

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Imprisoned Journalists and Comic Strip Alum Among Pulitzer Winners

April 17, 2019
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Imprisoned Journalists and Comic Strip Alum Among Pulitzer Winners

The 2019 Pulitzer Prizes winners have been announced, and among the many talented journalists, photographers, authors, and musicians, were Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo – the two Reuter’s journalists imprisoned for supposedly violating Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act while investigating the massacre of Rohingya Muslims. Darrin Bell, a talented cartoonist with two nationally syndicated comic…

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Digital Comic Duo Wins Pulitzer

April 17, 2018
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Digital Comic Duo Wins Pulitzer

Breaking with their own long-established conventions, the Pulitzer committee awarded the Prize for Editorial Cartooning to the creative team behind Welcome to the New World, a digital comic book delivered in installments by The New York Times. The creators are Jake Halpern, a reporter who followed two Syrian families and used pieces of those interviews…

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