Journalism awards

FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2014, file photo, Charles Tillman of the Chicago Bears, left, accepts the award for Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at the third annual NFL Honors, at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Winning any of the AP's individual NFL awards, from MVP to top rookie, means plenty to players. Being nominated for, no less winning, the Walter Payton Man of the Year award, means more. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision for NFL/AP Images, File)
December 08, 2018 - 10:36 am
Winning any of the AP's individual NFL awards, from MVP to top rookie, means plenty to players. Being nominated for, no less winning, the Walter Payton Man of the Year award means more. Don't minimize how proud a guy is when he's voted one of the prestigious individual awards. It's a portion of his...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2018, file photo, Washington Redskins tight end Vernon Davis (85) leaves the field following the NFL football team's full practice session at Redskins Park in Ashburn, Va. Veterans Julius Peppers, Von Miller and Vernon Davis are among the 32 nominees announced Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year award. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
December 06, 2018 - 12:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Peppers, Von Miller and Vernon Davis are among the 32 nominees announced Thursday for the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year award. Unlike in the past, when three finalists were selected before a recipient was chosen, one player from every NFL team is a finalist. All will be...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2018, file photo, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) celebrates after he sacked Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen during the first half of an NFL football game in Houston. Halfway through the season, Watt is both a defensive player of the year and comeback player of the year candidate. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, FIle)
November 09, 2018 - 11:40 am
By the time every NFL team has played eight games, there are some heavily established favorites for The Associated Press NFL awards that are handed out on Super Bowl eve. Not this year. MVP? Lots of candidates — and not just quarterbacks. Coach of the Year? Nearly every division has a contender...
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This image released by A24 shows Ethan Hawke in a scene from "First Reformed." Paul Schrader’s religious thriller is the leading nominee for the 28th annual Gotham Awards, including nods for best feature and best actor for Hawke. The awards will be handed out Nov. 26 in New York. (A24 via AP)
October 18, 2018 - 11:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Schrader's religious thriller "First Reformed" is the leading nominee for the 28th annual Gotham Awards, including nods for best feature and best actor for star Ethan Hawke. The Independent Filmmaker Project announced nominations for the 28th annual IFP Gotham Awards on...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2004, file photo, Dave Anderson, New York Times sports columnist, right, gestures while on a panel discussion with, from left, Jerry Izenberg, Newark Star-Ledger sports columnist, and Bill Conlin, Philadelphia Daily News sports columnist, while honoring the late Jimmy Cannon, New York Journal-American sports columnist, with the Red Smith Award during the Associated Press Sports Editors convention in Philadelphia. Anderson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning sports columnist, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, at an assisted living facility in Cresskill, N.J., The New York Times said. He was 89. (AP Photo/Mike Mergen, FIle)
October 04, 2018 - 4:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Anderson, a genteel sports writer whose elegant, descriptive prose won a Pulitzer Prize for commentary as a columnist for The New York Times, died Thursday. He was 89. He died at an assisted living facility in Cresskill, New Jersey, the Times said. He worked at the newspaper...
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Tiffany Haddish attends the NYFW Spring/Summer 2019 Brandon Maxwell fashion show at Classic Car Club Manhattan on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
September 09, 2018 - 3:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiffany Haddish led an African-American sweep of Emmy Awards for TV series guest actors, a landmark moment in the entertainment industry's effort to foster diversity. Haddish was honored at Saturday's creative arts Emmys for hosting "Saturday Night Live," while Katt Williams won...
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In this June 7, 2010 photo, Jonathan Gold, a food critic for L.A. Weekly, poses for a portrait at El Parian Restaurant in Los Angeles. Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57. The Los Angeles Times, where Gold most recently worked, reported that he died Saturday, July 21, 2018, after being diagnosed earlier this month with pancreatic cancer. (Anne Cusack /Los Angeles Times via AP)
July 22, 2018 - 1:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57. The Los Angeles Times , where Gold most recently worked, reported that he died Saturday after being diagnosed earlier this month with pancreatic cancer. "I can't...
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July 11, 2018 - 8:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times has won the 2018 John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism. Columbia Journalism School said Wednesday that an investigative series called "Trump Rules" was cited for a "redoubled commitment" by The Times and its reporters to hold federal...
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FILE- This Sept. 20, 2010 photo show Associated Press photographer Alan Diaz in Miami. Diaz, whose photo of a terrified 6-year-old Cuban boy named Elian Gonzalez earned him the Pulitzer Prize, died Tuesday, July 3, 2018, his daughter Aillette Rodriguez-Diaz said. He was 71. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 03, 2018 - 9:38 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Retired Associated Press photojournalist Alan Diaz , whose photo of a terrified 6-year-old Cuban boy named Elian Gonzalez earned him the Pulitzer Prize, has died. He was 71. Diaz's daughter, Aillette Rodriguez-Diaz, confirmed that he died Tuesday. The cause of death wasn't immediately...
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In this July 13, 2017 photo, Stephanie Gaffney bounces her daughter, Elliana, when she was 8 months old and visiting the neonatal-abstinence syndrome clinic at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The Cincinnati Enquirer is donating $5,000 of its 2018 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting to benefit Elliana featured in the newspaper's winning report on heroin. Gaffney died of an overdose of a fentanyl combination 10 days after speaking with the newspaper for the story. (Cara Owsley/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP)
June 26, 2018 - 12:35 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Enquirer is donating $5,000 of its 2018 Pulitzer Prize for local reporting to benefit a little girl featured in the newspaper's winning report on heroin. The Enquirer reports the money will be the first deposit in a fund to assist Elliana Russ. The then-8-month-old...
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