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Editorial writer at Charlotte Sun added to Pulitzer win list, but now works for Charlotte County

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A name has been added to this year’s list of Pulitzer Prize winners. John Hackworth, editor of Sun Newspapers in Charlotte Harbor was initially named the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing. On Wednesday, the Pulitzer office in New York said Brian Gleason wrote three of the eight editorials and had also won the prize. The newspaper’s executive editor, Chris Porter, submitted the original entry letter citing only Hackworth. He said it was an honest mistake. Gleason was…

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Paul Tash comes to Tiger Bay

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It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times – As Editor, Chairman & CEO of a storied newspaper with a rich history, unique ownership structure, fine writers and editors, modern printing facilities, blessed with local and state politicians uniquely skilled and willing to provide daily content, and fresh off a historical win of two (count em TWO) Pulitzer Prizes, Paul Tash should be in high cotton! After all, that whole ‘Pravda-on-the-Bay’ rep is so last administration.…

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Why it’s great the Times won 2 Pulitzers

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I have some pretty strong thoughts on the Pulitzers, specifically the pursuit of them. But I’ll hold off while the Times is still celebrating (Yeah, champagne and cake! Only problem is wondering who will get laid off in order pay for those bottles of Veuve). And the Times should celebrate and we, as its local readers, should be proud of the newspaper. Think of all the major awards given out…the Oscars, the Grammys, the Tonys, etc. Then think of all…

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