Columbia University announces the 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners on Monday, April 14. “Enabling espionage does not equal journalism. Recognizing spy enablers would give the Pulitzers a black eye,” media watchdog Cliff Kincaid says of possible awards to NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s media collaborators.
A press conference earlier in the day is to be followed by comments at Columbia University after Pulitzer Prize Announcements.
11:00 am to 12:30 p.m., Women’s National Republican Club (Lincoln Room), 3 West 51st Street, New York, New York.
3:30-4:00 p.m. Outside Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism (Main entrance is on Broadway at West 116th Street.
Speakers: Cliff Kincaid, president of America’s Survival and director of the Accuracy in Media Center for Investigative Journalism, and Walter Zaryckyj, executive director of the Center for U.S.-Ukrainian Relations. Zaryckyj will address the continuing controversy over New York Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner Walter Duranty’s shameful cover-up of Communist dictator Joseph Stalin’s murder of millions in the Ukraine.
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