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Pulitzer Prizes

Post picks up five prizes in Asia editorial awards

The South China Morning Post and Sunday Morning Post won five prizes and six honourable mentions in this year's Society of Publishers in Asia Editorial Awards.

Friday, 8 June, 2012, 12:00am

Global reporting

The master of arts in international journalism at the Baptist University's department of journalism offers a global perspective to professional news reporters.

Professor Huang Yu, director of the programme, says: 'Teachers include former international news editors and reporters, as well as some who are working at agencies such as AFP and BBC.'

3 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Post sweeps journalism awards

The South China Morning Post last night won an unprecedented eight top prizes and three honourable mentions in one of Asia's most prestigious journalism contests, the Society of Publishers in Asia Editorial Awards.

Beijing-based reporter Didi Kirsten Tatlow carried off top honours after being judged local English- language journalist of the year.

5 Jun 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

In pursuit of the truth

Two of them feel that quality journalism is on the decline - particularly in the United States. Information overload thanks to the internet, a concentration on celebrity titillation and escapism, plus an inward focus since 9/11, have eroded the essence of telling a good story and proper investigative journalism, they say.

14 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Pulitzer winners ready to inspire

Aspiring journalists will have the chance to decide for themselves whether the pen is truly mightier than the sword when they come face to face with some of the most talented in their profession at a series of seminars by Pulitzer Prize winners next week.

13 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

Pulitzer Prize

What?

What is the Pulitzer Prize? It's an American award regarded as the highest national honour in print journalism, literary achievements, and musical compositions. The first one was awarded in 1917. The prize was established by Joseph Pulitzer, a Hungarian-American journalist and newspaper publisher, who left money to Columbia University on his death

in 1911.

12 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Post takes honours in 9 categories

The South China Morning Post and Sunday Morning Post were winners in nine categories at the Society of Publishers in Asia Awards.

An article by Polly Hui and Barclay Crawford on the sentencing of Nancy Kissel for murdering her banker husband won in the breaking news category; Didi Kirsten Tatlow's reporting of riots in Huaxi village in Zhejiang earned an honourable mention.

26 May 2006 - 12:00am

Accolades for Post newspapers

Awards for excellence

Reporting on the environment:

Winner ('Hidden danger in our air') (Sunday Morning Post)

Business reporting:

Winner ('Banks buy into jail-labour firm')

Newspaper design:

Winner: Sunday Morning Post

News photography:

Winner ('Siege of Wan Chai') (Sunday Morning Post)

26 May 2006 - 12:00am

Gilead

Gilead

by Marilynne Robinson

Virago Press, $120

26 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Post writers scoop record 11 awards

A record 11 prizes were won by South China Morning Post staffers in the annual Human Rights Press Awards announced yesterday.

13 Jun 1999 - 12:00am