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Anja Niedringhaus, NF ’07

Pulitzer Centennial August 2, 2016

Santiago Lyon, NF ’04, vice president/photography of  The Associated Press, recalls his longtime friend and colleague Niedringhaus, who was shot and killed in Afghanistan in 2014. She made it her life’s work to document war and conflict around the … Read more

Ann Marie Lipinski, NF ’90

Pulitzer Centennial July 29, 2016

In the series “The Spoils of Power,” Lipinski, Dean Baquet, and William Gaines revealed the waste, self-interest, and profiteering that dominated the proceedings of the 50-member Chicago City Council. During their six-month investigation, they examined land transactions, zoning changes, and … Read more

Harry S. Ashmore, NF ’42

Pulitzer Centennial July 29, 2016

In a series of anti-segregation editorials, Ashmore criticized Arkansas Governor Orval Faubus for his unwarranted interference in the confrontation over the admission of black students to a Little Rock high school in 1957. In his lengthy telegram to President … Read more

Holding Businesses Accountable

By June 30, 2016

AP correspondent Margie Mason was reporting another story in Jakarta, Indonesia when her source asked why she wasn’t looking into the hundreds and hundreds of men enslaved in the Southeast Asian fishing industry. She knew about this. It was … Read more