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Latest Stories Daniel Radcliffe to Kick Up His Heels on Broadwayupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 11:48:00

The Harry Potter star will play the hero of the classic How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Hank Williams among 2010 Pulitzer winnersupdated: Tue Apr 13 2010 07:05:00

The late country music icon Hank Williams was among the 2010 Pulitzer Prize winners announced Monday.

National Enquirer up for Pulitzer Prizeupdated: Mon Apr 12 2010 16:41:00

The National Enquirer is up for a Pulitzer Prize for their reporting on the John Edwards cheating scandal.

Battling my way to a Pulitzer Prize novelupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 09:44:00

It wasn't that I couldn't write. I wrote every day.

Months into Obama's presidency, promise of 'change' is a slow goupdated: Wed Nov 18 2009 13:22:00

On that unusually balmy Chicago night a year ago, the candidate who campaigned on what he called the "fierce urgency of now" became the president-elect who needed time.

Thomas Friedman: America's global voiceupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 23:40:00

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Thomas Friedman is never short of a word or two.

The U.S. global voiceupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 23:40:00

Thomas Friedman gives his unique take on the state of the world's economic situation.

Columnist William Safire dies at 79updated: Mon Sep 28 2009 01:10:00

William Safire, a onetime speechwriter for President Nixon who became a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times, has died at age 79, the newspaper announced Sunday.

Frank McCourt, author of 'Angela's Ashes,' dead at 78updated: Mon Jul 20 2009 11:20:00

Author Frank McCourt, whose tragic childhood became creative grist for his first book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Angela's Ashes," died Sunday, according to the Web site of his publisher, Simon & Shuster. He was 78. Angela's Ashes Author Frank McCourt Said to Be Near Deathupdated: Fri Jul 17 2009 13:24:00

The Pulitzer Prize winner, 78, is in a hospice, his brother says

Your antidotes for Boss Haters, Stars and Slidersupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 09:42:00

Her name was Margaret. She had an answer for everything, even questions I didn't ask her. She dominated team meetings, nearly jumping out of her chair with "Look at me!"--type comments aimed directly at the boss.

Neda: Latest iconic image to inspireupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 09:46:00

A 14-year-old girl stoops and screams above the body of a Kent State University student killed in 1970 by an Ohio National Guardsman.

Pulitzer-winning playwright talks gay marriage, Obama, new playupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 09:13:00

Drive through downtown Minneapolis these days and you're almost certain to bump into a billboard (or two or three) emblazoned with the title of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner's latest work, "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures."

2009 Pulitzer Prizes awardedupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 22:27:00

The Pulitzer Prize winners for 2009 were announced Monday, with The New York Times capturing five of the awards.

'Mockingbird,' 'Mercies' screenwriter Foote diesupdated: Thu Mar 05 2009 02:48:00

(CNN) -- Horton Foote, the Pulitzer Prize- and Academy Award-winning screenwriter of "To Kill a Mockingbird," has died, according to officials at the Hartford Stage theater in Connecticut, where he was working on a production. Golden Globe Reactions: Brooke Shields Congratulates 'Tremendous' Tom Cruiseupdated: Thu Dec 11 2008 19:42:00

Plus: Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie react to their nominations

Acclaimed author Studs Terkel dies at 96updated: Sat Nov 01 2008 15:05:00

Pulitzer Prize-winning author, radio host and activist Studs Terkel died in his Chicago, Illinois, home Friday at the age of 96. Pulitzer Prize Winner Studs Terkel Dies at 96 updated: Fri Oct 31 2008 20:00:00

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and activist Studs Terkel has died at age 96 Christian Science Monitor to End Daily Publicationupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 18:00:00

The Christian Science Monitor said Tuesday it will become the first national newspaper to drop its daily print edition and focus on publishing online, succumbing to the financial pressure squeezing its industry harder than ever

At writing camp, hopefuls get tips from legendsupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 13:39:00

It's billed as the oldest writers' conference in the nation, a gathering at a picturesque mountaintop retreat where literary giants, book editors and up-and-coming novelists have been coming together once a year since the 1920s.

Cool girls succeedingupdated: Sat Jun 07 2008 09:56:00

Young girls fight to overcome poverty, teen pregnancy and drug problems.

Making it cool for girls to be confidentupdated: Sat Jun 07 2008 09:56:00

Atlanta's East Lake community was a rough place to grow up in 1989, when murder, gangs, poverty, teen pregnancy and drug problems were common. South Pacific is Back on Broadway...Finallyupdated: Thu Apr 03 2008 16:00:00

Though one of Rodgers & Hammerstein's most popular shows, South Pacific has remained untouched by the revival mania sweeping Broadway - until now. Pulitzer Prize Winner Norman Mailer Diesupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 11:23:00

Norman Mailer, perhaps the most towering figure in 20th-century American literature, died today of acute renal failure at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City at the age of 84, his literary executor said. Susan Faludi on 9/11 Myths and Truthsupdated: Mon Oct 15 2007 14:00:00

With a new book the controversial author takes on the sacred ground of the terror attacks and their aftermath

Newsmaker: Philip Rothupdated: Fri Oct 05 2007 09:18:00

He attracts the sort of accolades that writers usually get when they're dead. But at 74 Philip Roth is very much alive and producing work at an astounding rate.

Fortune: Debunking auto industry mythsupdated: Thu Oct 04 2007 14:10:00

I hesitate to pick a fight with a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner like New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman. On the critical issue of developing a national energy policy to lessen our consumption of imported oil, he's been early, smart, and right. Thumbs Up for Roger Ebertupdated: Thu Jun 28 2007 11:55:00

A happy, healthy birthday to Roger Ebert, America's movie critic Why the Wall Street Journal Deserves Murdochupdated: Tue Jun 05 2007 13:25:00

Journalists have a habit of making heroes of poor managers. But high quality journalism is too vital to be reduced to a charity case

Opening the book on business historyupdated: Fri May 11 2007 13:59:00

While business schools are renowned as dynamic academic institutions where eager students are fed the very latest in strategy and research, underpinning it all is many decades of thinking about the most fundamental questions of how companies work, and how they can work better.

Journalist David Halberstam killed in car crashupdated: Tue Apr 24 2007 09:09:00

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author David Halberstam, whose bestselling books -- including "The Best and the Brightest," "The Breaks of the Game," "The Reckoning" and "October 1964" -- chronicled politics, history and sports, was killed in a car accident Monday. He was 73.

In Iraq, a journalist in limboupdated: Thu Sep 28 2006 13:28:00

Bilal Hussein, an Iraqi photographer who helped the Associated Press win a Pulitzer Prize last year, is now in his sixth month in a U.S. Army prison in Iraq. He doesn't understand why he's there, and neither do his AP colleagues.

Sudan reportedly will free Tribune reporterupdated: Fri Sep 08 2006 15:02:00

Sudan will release Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Paul Salopek, who was held on spying charges after entering Sudan without a visa, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson said Friday.

Fortune: Get Me Rewrite!updated: Mon Apr 17 2006 00:01:00

GARY PRUITT isn't your typical newspaper company CEO. The 48-year-old boss of McClatchy Co. doesn't golf. He's a surfer with a passion for the Clash and Green Day. He's also unconventional in anoth...

Fortune: Big news at Dow Jonesupdated: Fri Jan 20 2006 10:06:00

When a business story breaks, you usually read all about it in the Wall Street Journal. But when the first major business story of the year broke on Jan. 3, the paper whiffed.

Fortune: Big News at Dow Jonesupdated: Wed Jan 11 2006 10:07:00

When a business story breaks, you usually read all about it in the Wall Street Journal. But when the first major business story of the year broke on Jan. 3, the paper whiffed. On that day its paren...

Review: 'Rent' raw and poignantupdated: Wed Nov 23 2005 09:53:00

I've never seen the stage musical "Rent," but the movie had me at hello.

EW review: 'Empire Falls' watered downupdated: Wed May 25 2005 11:38:00

River metaphors run thickly and unsubtly through "Empire Falls," Richard Russo's adaptation of his own lovely novel of the same name.

EW review: 'Faith' a real oddityupdated: Wed May 11 2005 10:33:00

Before anything else is said, let's give Philip Caputo a serious round of applause for "Acts of Faith."

Arthur Miller dead at 89updated: Fri Feb 11 2005 10:31:00

Arthur Miller, the American playwright whose works "Death of a Salesman," "All My Sons" and "The Crucible" made him one of the leading lights of 20th-century theater, has died. He was 89.

All eyes on Safire's possible successorupdated: Tue Nov 30 2004 11:20:00

This week, Tom Brokaw leaves NBC's anchor desk. In March, it'll be Dan Rather's turn to depart at CBS.

The funny side of politicsupdated: Thu Jul 29 2004 21:04:00

An exhibit titled "Campaigns, Conventions and Cartoons" at Boston's Suffolk University features original works by the nation's top political cartoonists.

Fortune: Eisner Is One Happy Camperupdated: Mon Oct 27 2003 00:01:00

Disney CEO Michael Eisner is finishing a new book about how he learned leadership and drive ... at summer camp. The book, aptly titled Camp, from Warner Books (which like FORTUNE is owned by Time W...

FSB: Editor's Notesupdated: Sat Jul 01 2000 00:01:00

I've been getting letters from readers recently giving me the thumbs up on the magazine's fairly new look. Thanks a bunch, folks, but I'd like to take the time to give credit to the proper people: ...

Fortune: The Education Nonissueupdated: Mon Oct 11 1999 00:01:00

You can hardly venture onto the campaign trail without stumbling over some candidate's education proposal. They're everywhere, like lice on a second-grader's head. But pick the nits of this issue, ...

Fortune: A Site Dedicated to Crime Draws Some Big Gunsupdated: Mon Sep 27 1999 00:01:00

There's a great scene in the HBO TV series The Sopranos where the son of the fictional Tony Soprano learns from the Internet that his father is not a waste-management executive, as he'd claimed, bu...

Fortune: Our Handy Image Makeover Guideupdated: Mon Sep 27 1999 00:01:00

The image remodelers face a challenge. They're trying to make a curmudgeonly mayor seem cuddly and a stiff Vice President seem like a stitch. The personality makeover might be the hardest move in p...

Fortune: Tax-Cut Kabukiupdated: Mon Sep 06 1999 00:01:00

All summer long Washington has burned over the issue of a tax cut: How big should it be? Who should get it? How will it affect the economy? The debate is certain to smolder into the fall. But in al...

Fortune: The Inexorable Might of Old Ladiesupdated: Mon Aug 16 1999 00:01:00

For Bill Clinton, eager to have a decent legacy, and for Al Gore, eager to win his own term in the White House, this is the summer to save Medicare and to fight for a prescription-drug entitlement....

Fortune: Fear of Fiduciary Prudence Grips D.C. Politics: What If The U.S. Debt Went Poof?updated: Mon Aug 02 1999 00:01:00

Could the national debt soon be an endangered species? Although $7.5 trillion in outstanding notes and bonds won't fade away quickly, the capital is agog with the notion that both the deficit and t...

Fortune: The Christian Coalition Sucks Wind POLITICS: ROBERTSON VS. SIN, INIQUITY, AND SCOTLANDupdated: Mon Jul 19 1999 00:01:00

This is the time of the political season when Republicans trim their views to the specifications of the Christian Coalition, when commentators talk of invisible armies of zealous campaigners, when ...

Fortune: Hillary, Don't Waste Yourself on N.Y.updated: Mon Jul 05 1999 00:01:00

No patience. Not collegial. Uncomfortable in the background. Reluctant to compromise. No respect for institutional traditions. Proven inability to suffer fools. Incapable of small talk. By any meas...

Fortune: Saint John the Unassailableupdated: Mon Jun 21 1999 00:01:00

Here's the political profile: A Westerner with an independent streak. A crusader against big money in politics. A brutal opponent of the tobacco industry. A loud critic of the GOP leadership for it...

Fortune: GOP Peaceniks Dodge the Balkans POLITICS: REVILED CLINTON, DEMS FLY SOLOupdated: Mon Jun 07 1999 00:01:00

The Republican Congress has rarely seen a war it didn't want to fight. Affirmative action? Straight to the front lines. Taxes? Full mobilization. The budget? Bombs away. Welfare? Ditto. But now, wi...

Fortune: WWW.SomeThingsNeverChange.Gov THE WEBCASTING OF THE PRESIDENCYupdated: Mon May 10 1999 00:01:00

Steve Forbes dives into the Republican race not by flying to Des Moines or Manchester, N.H., but by announcing his candidacy on the Internet. Jesse Jackson gets out of the Democratic race not by ca...

Fortune: Uncle Sam Wants Spare Parts THE ONE THING EVERYONE IN CONGRESS AGREES ONupdated: Mon Apr 26 1999 00:01:00

Even as Belgrade burns, peace has broken out in the most unlikely place: Washington. For a generation, politicians have fought bitterly over defense spending. The debate was stark-- Republicans wan...

Fortune: What If Bush Stumbles?updated: Mon Mar 29 1999 00:01:00

George W. Bush is the Republican Party's bright light, the governor of a big state, and the heir to a political tradition. He looks great on magazine covers, but the presidency isn't won on paper, ...

Fortune: Now What? The Post-Trial GOPupdated: Mon Mar 15 1999 00:01:00

Listen up, Republicans. It's time to change the subject. Trying to drive Clinton from office ended up driving people away from the GOP. What you need now is less Cotton Mather and more Ronald Reaga...

Fortune: Putting People Lastupdated: Mon Mar 01 1999 00:01:00

The scourge of the presidential primaries--special interests that pour hundreds of volunteers into campaign headquarters, lawn-sign crews, and get-out-the-vote drives--are about to fade from the sc...

Fortune: The Picks of Congress' New Litterupdated: Mon Dec 07 1998 00:01:00

The voters didn't produce much of a House cleaning this fall, and the Senate won't look that much different in January, either. Even so, there will be a new set of leaders in the House, some new fa...

Fortune: On Starr and His Ilk, Congress May Puntupdated: Mon Nov 23 1998 00:01:00

The old Congress is still haggling over impeachment and the new Congress hasn't even been sworn in, but the battle lines are already being drawn for one of the signature struggles of 1999: what to ...

Fortune: The Anesthetic Of The Massesupdated: Mon Sep 28 1998 00:01:00

The President's approval ratings are holding firm. Everybody's going to get reelected. (Well, maybe not everybody, but almost everybody.) The stock market is in trouble, but a lot of us are still l...

Fortune: Bill Clinton: Mr. Risk-Aversionupdated: Mon Sep 07 1998 00:01:00

In his first term, Bill Clinton took risks. A crusade against the military for gay rights. A budget plan that raised taxes. A proposal to reshape the health-care system. An emotional White House me...

Fortune: Citizens! Liquor Up While You Can!updated: Mon Aug 03 1998 00:01:00

You probably thought the New Puritanism ended with the defeat of the tobacco bill. Think again. Unfazed by the failure of the campaign against Big Tobacco, reformers are bearing down on a new targe...

Fortune: Playing Nice in Our Nation's Capitalupdated: Mon Jul 06 1998 00:01:00

The spring primaries are over, and the survivors are staggering amid the rubble. Though bowed and bloodied, they have learned some lessons: Don't carp about an economy that's roaring. Don't critici...

Fortune: At Sea With The GOPupdated: Mon May 11 1998 00:01:00

As usual, Washington's political elite is noisily discussing, declaiming, declaring, deploring, dissing, denying--and dissembling. Except for the Republicans, who are neither seen nor heard. In the...

Fortune: Inside Al Gore's Head (Episode II)updated: Mon Apr 27 1998 00:01:00

Don't even think about it. Don't even think about Monica Lewinsky or Kathleen Willey. There are schools to wire, the IRS to reform, the government to reorganize. And there's the earth to televise. ...

Fortune: Hillary Fills the Troughupdated: Mon Apr 13 1998 00:01:00

For some time now it's been apparent that the moral cloud hanging over Bill Clinton has a lining of silver--and gold. The President is in the biggest trouble of his life, yet the Democrats are rais...

Fortune: Don't Follow The Leaderupdated: Mon Mar 16 1998 00:01:00

Bill Clinton's problems come in bunches. There's sex, or at least the allegations that he had a sexual affair with Monica Lewinsky. There's the military, in particular the troops mobilized this win...

Fortune: The Many Enemies Of Billupdated: Mon Mar 02 1998 00:01:00

If nothing else, the White House sex scandal has revealed the essential Clinton problem--not his personal conduct, which is still as much a matter of conjecture as fact; not his trustworthiness, wh...

Fortune: The Strange and Scary Rebirth of Populismupdated: Mon Feb 02 1998 00:01:00

President Clinton plans to submit the first balanced budget since the Nixon years. Inflation is below 2%. Unemployment is at quarter-century lows. Now it looks as if interest rates will tumble too....

Fortune: BUSINESS BLOWS IT IN WASHINGTONupdated: Mon Dec 29 1997 00:01:00

All the business barometers in Washington are seemingly healthy: On Capitol Hill there's a Republican majority newly emboldened by a string of successes in the November off-year elections. In the W...

Fortune: THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT REGROUPSupdated: Mon Sep 08 1997 00:01:00

The Christian right, one of the great forces of upheaval in American politics, is itself in upheaval. Ralph Reed is gone, the child tax credit firmly established, the easy battles over. Now the mov...

Fortune: HEY! LOOK! THE TROUGH IS FULL!updated: Mon Aug 18 1997 00:01:00

There they go again. Talking about new initiatives for health insurance. Making plans to spend billions on schools. Drafting proposals to replace municipal water systems and decrepit bridges. Float...

Fortune: WATCHING THE MONEYGATE HEARINGSupdated: Mon Aug 04 1997 00:01:00

The summer's Moneygate hearings may be the best theater Washington has to offer this year. All the classic elements are there: Greed. Envy. Ambition. Pride. Lies. Cover-ups. Also cover-ups of cover...

Fortune: WHY NO ONE IS HAPPY WITH LOTTupdated: Mon Jul 21 1997 00:01:00

Trent Lott is organized and logical. He's unfailingly polite. He is the picture of calm. So why is everyone angry at him? Only a year ago the Senate Majority Leader was the symbol of a fresh Republ...

Fortune: ODD PARTNERS ON THE POTOMACupdated: Mon Jul 07 1997 00:01:00

The far left and the far right are screaming at China. The liberal Ted Kennedy and the conservative Orrin Hatch are conspiring to win health care benefits for children. The Democratic President and...

Fortune: DAVE BARRY: BUSINESS IS WEIRDupdated: Mon Jul 07 1997 00:01:00

Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry of the Miami Herald, whose weekly column is syndicated in more than 400 newspapers, has faced the corporate beast without flinching: For seven years he ta...


In public the talk is of reform--how the campaign-finance system must be overhauled, how the influence of the special pleaders and the special interests has to be purged. But in private the talk is...


Now that the Clinton Administration's phony budget numbers are in, and the Republicans' phony budget numbers are being prepared, the verdict is also in. Both parties are reaching the same phony con...


Does this sound like an American political party you know?


Bob Dole wants to overhaul welfare. So does Bill Clinton. Clinton wants a Constitutional amendment enshrining victims' rights. So does Dole. Dole wants to cut capital gains taxes. So does Clinton. ...

Fortune: MEET OUR CAPITAL GANGupdated: Mon Sep 09 1996 00:01:00

Want to read all about the political conventions? This isn't the place. Sure, we'll tell you what to watch for (see O Democracy!), but those infomercials come through just as clear on your cable sy...

Fortune: IT OUGHTA BE A MOVIEupdated: Mon Jul 08 1996 00:01:00

For sheer naked greed, endemic corruption, and over-the-top hedonism, you can't beat David McClintick's story "The Predator" (see Swindles). Even in the long history of Hollywood money scandals, th...


So I've pulled off one of the toughest tricks in American political history: I've become a late bloomer at age 72. That was no picnic. But it's nothing compared with what I have ahead of me. I'm go...


For years we've been governed by generals and lawyers. We've also sent a postmaster, a cowboy adventurer, an engineer, a haberdasher, a peanut farmer, and an actor to the White House. The nation's ...


The analysts, commentators, political scientists, and historians will examine the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary in February for hints of what is happening to American politics. They m...

Fortune: HE ONLY BITES IN PRINTupdated: Mon Dec 11 1995 00:01:00

Bring on the presidential campaign. However serious, or silly, it may get, Fortune enters the fray particularly well armed this time, because of the brace of opinion columnists we've added to the f...

Fortune: UNIFORM OF THE DAYupdated: Mon Nov 13 1995 00:01:00

Not long ago we had a visit in our Rockefeller Center offices from Alex Mandl, recently named to become president of AT&T in 1997 and the man who oversaw its acquisition of McCaw Cellular last year...

Money Magazine: What You Gain College bestows far more than bills on parents.updated: Fri Sep 16 1994 00:01:00

We're all familiar with what's been happening to college prices. My four years at Princeton (class of 1964) cost less than $12,000, while my daughter's four years at Oberlin ('94) topped $90,000. A...

Fortune: LET'S TALK TAXESupdated: Mon May 02 1994 00:01:00

Donald Barlett and James Steele want you to believe that Congress and Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton have conspired with ''the monied interests'' agains...

Fortune: IS THE WALL STREET JOURNAL CORRUPT? Of course not. Like all publications, it may blow a few stories. But the lurid charges in a updated: Mon Aug 23 1993 00:01:00

There's an old saying: ''Never get in a fight with a pig. You'll both get muddy, and the pig will just enjoy it.'' Nevertheless, I leap into the wallow to defend the Wall Street Journal -- in much ...

Fortune: WHAT TO BUY FOR CHRISTMAS Tell Santa to keep those chip-encrusted entertainment devices | in his sack and give you a good book iupdated: Mon Dec 30 1991 00:01:00

The figgy pudding is steaming on the boiler, or whatever figgy pudding is supposed to do. The goose, poor thing, has gone to that great migration in the sky, its mortal remains soon to lie burbling...

Fortune: PRODUCTS TO WATCHupdated: Mon Nov 04 1991 00:01:00

MUSIC KIOSK If your local music store doesn't carry ''Rhapsody in Blue'' in the key of B, you'll be looking forward to NoteStation. This computer kiosk by MusicWriter of Los Gatos, California, can ...

Fortune: THE GREAT AMERICAN ROADSIDEupdated: Mon Dec 17 1990 00:01:00

Poet, critic, and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, James Agee wrote for FORTUNE from 1932 to 1939. This marriage of poetry and journalism is from a September 1934 story on the burgeoning roadside b...

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