Posts Tagged ‘The New York Times’

Jim Dwyer: The Journalist

In the aftermath of our national tragedy came the need for understanding. The need to probe the surface, to find the personality behind the name, the stories beneath the rubble. The very best writers brought us those stories. Dwyer, who won a Pulitzer in 1995 in part for his coverage of the “Troubles” in NorthernRead more..

Joe Sexton:
The New York Times

After the attacks of September 11, the public turned to newspapers in a fever reliable information on a situation that was changing by the hour. At The New York Times, Joe Sexton, deputy metropolitan editor, distinguished himself by overseeing much of the paper’s acclaimed local investigative and enterprise efforts. In the early days, when estimatesRead more..

Return to Derry

I had almost a worm’s-eye view of Bloody Sunday. I was working as a junior TV journalist covering a protest march through Derry on January 30, 1972, and like every other observer I was dumbfounded when the British Parachute Regiment opened fire on the protestors. I had just maneuvered my way over a low barricadeRead more..