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Columbia Sent A Diploma To Someone Who Didn’t Graduate

Did you know that every seven seconds, someone drops out of Columbia? Did you also know that I just completely made up that statistic? But imagine dropping out of Columbia, then a few years later receiving a Columbia diploma in the mail like you never even left. This I didn’t make up. It’s a true story, […]

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Journalism Exists Beyond Campus Media: 2016 Pulitzers Awarded

This afternoon, the Columbia Journalism School announced the 2016 winners of the Pulitzer Prize. As is the tradition (and, perhaps, to make directions easier for the older writers attending the event), the prizes were awarded in Pulitzer Hall. You can watch the live announcement on Pulitzer’s website. Notable winners included Lin-Manuel Miranda for Hamilton, Associated Press […]

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Bwoglines: Friendly Reminders Edition

The Knicks’ Tyson Chandler reminds us that one man’s weak defense is another man’s sweet new trophy—and also why it’s important to write acceptance speeches ahead of time. (NYDN) Yahoo! CEO Scott Thompson reminds us that there’s a difference between elaboration and fabrication on your résumé; we’re still waiting on that CCE workshop. (Daily Intel) […]

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Trading Faces

As announced last month in a press release, the J-School has been undergoing a little nip/tuck to bear a famous name. While the official reveal is slated for 4/20, we snuck an early peek:

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Journalism By Any Other Name

Thanks to online media, journalism (the profession) is rapidly changing. And on April 20th, Journalism (the building next to Furnald) will be changing as well, renamed “Pulitzer Hall” after Joseph Pulitzer, the early 20th century newspaper magnate who championed sensationalist yellow journalism and funded the creation of both the Pulitzer Prize and Columbia’s J-school, the […]

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Pulitzers Galore

If you read the Iliad, you know that people have been giving each other prizes for quite some time. Today the Pulitzer Prize Board announced its winners for 2011. While there is no Pulitzer category for archery, the Board decided that two books from notable Columbia professors hit the mark. Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor […]

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