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Pulitzer's Gold is the first book to trace the nearly-century-long history of the coveted Pulitzer Prize for Public Service. The prize, which recognizes some of the media's greatest achievements, is awarded annually to a news organization rather than to individuals, and takes the form of the Joseph Pulitzer Gold Medal.

Newspaper legend Gene Roberts calls it "a must-read for those who want an inside look at journalism at its best.” Added the late Jeff Zaslow, whose books included the best-selling The Last Lecture, co-authored with Randy Pausch: “Pulitzer's Gold is a goldmine of inspiration for both journalists and non-journalists [that] offers marvelous storytelling, real-life adventures, and absolute proof that journalism can change our world for the better.”

Harvard University's prestigious Nieman Reports says of the book: Pulitzer's Gold is a newshound's 'story behind the story.' It's all about the people who made great news and who made the news business great. It is loaded with the Aha! moments that make us, as journalists, glad we passed up the big-bucks MBA track to try to save the world instead.”




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