Pulitzer Prize-Winning Alumni of the Michigan Daily

An afternoon of discussions of media issues facing journalists today

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Pulitzer Prize-winning alumni of The Michigan Daily, the University of Michigan’s student newspaper, will explore media issues in the digital age at a special program of panel discussions on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. The event, which begins at 1pm in Rackham Auditorium, is sponsored by the UM Office of Student Publications in conjunction with Wallace House (home of the Knight-Wallace Fellowship program & The Livingston Awards.)

Highlighted in this event will be: Eugene Robinson, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer for Commentary and the new Chair of the Pulitzer Board; Ann Marie Lipinski, winner of a Pulitzer in 1988 for Investigative Reporting; Lisa Pollak, winner of the 1997 Pulitzer for Feature Writing; Stephen Henderson, winner of the 2014 Pulitzer for Commentary; Neil Chase who directed coverage that won the 2017 Pulitzer for Breaking News; Amy Harmon, winner of two Pulitzers, in 2008 for Explanatory Reporting and in 2001 as part of a team; Dan Biddle, winner of the 1987 Pulitzer for Investigative Reporting; and Rebecca Blumenstein, who led a team to a 2007 Pulitzer for International Reporting.

The award-winning journalists will be joined by other distinguished Daily alumni and student staff members in discussions of newsroom diversity, sports in the social media era, and alternative career paths for young journalists. The sessions will also include a discussion of how the University’s student publications have evolved through the decades.
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Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) - Rackham Auditorium

September 2017

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1:00pm - 4:00pm

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