Pulitzer Prize

'The Underground Railroad' Takes Top Book Prize

CP | Hillel Italie, The Associated Press | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Living

Oprah knows how to pick winners!

New Literary Prize Promotes Women Protagonists

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada Living

Make way for the future Katnisses and Jane Eyres! A new literary prize worth $50,000 US ($63,370 CAD) will honour unpublished works featuring women...

Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird Remains Hollywood's Best Book-To-Movie

Ben Herndon | Posted 02.19.2017 | Canada Living
Ben Herndon

As a news producer for E! News Daily in 1998, I covered the 35th anniversary VHS (!) widescreen premiere of To Killing a Mockingbird in Beverly Hills. The actors who played Atticus, Scout, Jem, Tom Robinson and Boo Radley were there -- 35 years older, but still in love with this story of young enlightenment defeating prejudice in the mid-1930s American South.

Watching the Watchdog: Meet the Man Who Designs the Newspapers.

Tim Knight | Posted 10.19.2013 | Canada
Tim Knight

Tony Sutton is bearded, irascible, opinionated, verbose, profane and loves good writing so much that he runs his own website magazine devoted to publishing some of the best political journalism written today. His magazine is called ColdType. Motto: Writing Worth Reading From Around the World.

And The Pulitzer Prize Winners Are..

CP | Jennifer Peltz, The Associated Press | Posted 06.15.2013 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Denver Post won a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for its coverage of the movie theatre massacre in Aurora, Colo., while The New York Ti...

Watching the Watchdog: Jimmy Breslin, I Salute You

Tim Knight | Posted 12.19.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

A man I taught to write for TV wins a Pulitzer Prize a while back. This man wins the Pulitzer because be writes about ordinary women and men -- people like you and me -- as if we are the most important people in all the world. The man's name is Jimmy Breslin. He writes a column for the New York Daily News and is all of 82 years old this week.

Watching the Watchdog: Ode to a New York Times Legend

Tim Knight | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

Most newspaper journalists aren't overly-fond of their publishers. Arthur "Punch" Sulzberger who was publisher of the estimable New York Times was always a splendid exception. In fact, he put his own freedom, and his newspaper's very existence, on the line because he believed absolutely in the public's right to know. Punch Sulzberger died Saturday and got a send-off few publishers anywhere have ever earned.

Watching the Watchdog: Is Huffpost Killing Democracy?

Tim Knight | Posted 06.26.2012 | Canada
Tim Knight

A former CBC colleague-turned-journalism professor very politely questions the ethics of my writing this column for HuffPost. Surely, he suggests delicately, the internet in general -- and aggregators like HuffPost in particular -- are killing traditional mainstream, general-interest journalism. And, in the process, seriously damaging democracy. My reply...?