Pulitzer Prize

Playwright wins Pulitzer with ponderings on identity

Ayad Akhtar won the Pulitzer Prize with his play, Disgraced. Photo: Reuters

There are some people you feel you've known all your life. Ayad Akhtar, the actor, screenwriter, novelist and playwright whose debut play Disgraced has just won the Pulitzer prize for drama, is one of them.

Sunday, 19 May, 2013, 3:21pm

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Dr Lucetta Kam

LGBT bars or events such as the pride march are a big tourist attraction for lesbians

Humanities professor Dr Lucetta Kam Yip-lo on the number of lesbians visiting the city


Mo Yan is learning dancing because the Swedish king and queen will be present … and he should … fit in with the event's grand atmosphere

11 Nov 2012 - 2:51am

BaptistU running Pulitzer Prizewinners' Workshop

Baptist University will run a Pulitzer Prizewinners' Workshop next week - the first event marking the 40th anniversary of its school of communication.

1 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Pulitzer winners on journalism

Famous reporters reveal their secrets

Award-winning journalists from renowned international publications visited Hong Kong last month to share their secrets of successful investigative reporting with students.

6 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Big budget 'not a must for writing big story'

Investigative reporting can be done regardless of the size and budget of the newsroom, visiting Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists say.

The Pulitzer Prize, regarded as the most respected annual journalism award in the United States, also has worldwide recognition. It is administered by Columbia University in New York City.

20 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Mainland best news beat outside a war zone, says Pulitzer winner

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mei Fong would like to see more Hong Kong journalists covering news of the mainland.

Being on the doorstep of the mainland, Hong Kong students are in a unique position to straddle two worlds, she says.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Pulitzer newsman to share war experience

One of the most recognisable faces of the first Gulf War is coming to Hong Kong for a Pulitzer Prize Winners workshop held by Baptist University's Department of Journalism. Former CNN correspondent Peter Arnett (below), who won a Pulitzer for his coverage of the Vietnam war, was also the only western journalist to cover the 1991 war live from Baghdad.

3 Oct 2007 - 12:00am