Friday, March 28, 2014

The 2009 Pulitzer Prize Winners; International Reporting (A Quote)

 

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For a distinguished example of reporting on international affairs, in print or online or both, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
Awarded to The New York Times Staff for its masterful, groundbreaking coverage of America’s deepening military and political challenges in Afghanistan and Pakistan, reporting frequently done under perilous conditions.
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Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University (left), presents the 2009 International Reporting prize to (l-r) Jane Perlez, Dexter Filkins and Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Rukmini Callimachi of the Associated Press for her in-depth investigation of the exploitation of impoverished children in West and Central Africa who are often traded like animals by adults who prize their labor; and The Washington Post Staff for its sensitive examination of how females in the developing world are often oppressed from birth to death, a reporting project marked by indelible portraits of women and girls and enhanced by multimedia presentations. 



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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Thank You For Being There by Ray Hansell

 


I know that it’s not easy
To find a special friend
One you can rely on
Until the very end

So I guess I’m lucky
Because when I looked in your eyes
It was so easy to see
That you wore no disguise

So we became trusted friends
It seems like it’s been forever
I know the friend I have in you
I could not have found one better




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