The Los Angeles Times and The New York Times were the only newspapers to win multiple honors as the 2011 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. The California paper took the top prize, for public service, and the award for feature photography.
New York Timesphotographer Lynsey Addario's attempt to document the retreat of Libyan rebels near Benghazi left her in the custody of Moammar Gadhafi's soldiers — who abused Addario and three of her colleagues for several days, before their release on March 21.In an interview slat
In August 2007, journalist Chauncey Bailey was gunned down in broad daylight, in downtown Oakland, Calif., by a masked man armed with a shotgun.Bailey was an editor at the Oakland Post, a newspaper that primarily serves Oakland's black community.
Over the years, conservatives have often tried to eliminate money for public broadcasting — without succeeding.In 1995, for instance, congressional Republicans tried to zero out funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.