The Pulitzer Prizes are the highest honor in American journalism and writing. Among the winners are such famous names as Harper Lee, Toni Morrison and Carl Bernstein. They’ve written groundbreaking narratives and history-altering reporting. Recent examples include the reporters who shocked the nation into the sweeping #MeToo movement, local coverage of Cincinnati’s devastating heroin epidemic and swift breaking news efforts during the San Bernardino terror attack in 2016.The San Diego Union-Tribune has won four — 1979, 1987, 2006 and 2009 — in its varied publication history. In 1987 Jonathan Freedman won a Pulitzer for writing about immigration across the U.S. Mexico border. He was also a finalist for the prize in 1983 and 1984.His series of editorials urged the passing of the first major immigration reform act in 34 years. Read his editorial, “Easter sunrise on the border ends in Trauma,” here.“These editorials were written after I would go out to the place(s) and write what I saw, heard, smelled and learned, quoting people and telling stories,” Freedman said in an interview with The Conversation podcast. “Instead of focusing on the political issues, we focused on the human stories, about the people who were living this crisis — whether they… Read full this story
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1987 Pulitzer Prize-winner won for writing about immigration. Here’s what he thinks in 2019. have 312 words, post on www.sandiegouniontribune.com at April 11, 2019. This is cached page on Business Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.