Shorenstein Center announces winners and finalists for 2011 Goldsmith Prizes

first_imgThree winners of the Goldsmith Book Prize and six finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting have been announced by the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. The winner of the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, which carries a cash award of $25,000, will be announced at an awards ceremony on March 7 at the Kennedy School.The Goldsmith Prizes are underwritten by an annual gift from the Goldsmith Fund of the Greenfield Foundation. The book prizes were created to honor the best academic and trade books of the year on journalism, with a $5,000 award for each category. The Investigative Reporting Prize, which carries a $10,000 award for finalists, is intended to recognize and encourage journalism which promotes more effective and ethical conduct of government, the making of public policy, or the practice of politics by disclosing excessive secrecy, impropriety and mismanagement, or instances of particularly commendable government performance.“These finalists represent stunning journalism that is in the public’s most critical best interest,” said Alex S. Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center.View the finalists for the investigative reporting prize; view the winners of the book prize.last_img read more

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Syracuse men’s basketball to keep championship banners and trophies of wins NCAA doesn’t recognize

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 19, 2016 at 3:34 pm Contact Chris: [email protected] | @ChrisLibonati While the wins from Syracuse’s 2005-06 Big East tournament victory will be vacated, the banners and trophies from that season will not be by the NCAA.SU can keep all banners and trophies from the 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons, said David Worlock, the director of media coordination and statistics for the NCAA.Updated yearly records following vacated wins2004-05: 12-7 (15 vacated, 27-7 previously)2005-06: 0-12 (23 vacated, 23-12 previously)2006-07: 2-11 (22 vacated, 24-11 previously)2010-11: 20-8 (seven vacated, 27-8 previously)2011-12: 0-3 (34 vacated, 34-3 previously)The Orange can keep the 2005 and 2006 Big East tournament championship trophies and banners. SU can also retain any participation banners from the 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2012 NCAA Tournaments. In addition, the NCAA’s report indicated that individual finishes and records can also be held by the program.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse was upset in the 2005 NCAA Tournament by No. 13 seed Vermont when T.J. Sorrentine hit several deep 3s for the Catamounts. It was also upset in 2006 by No. 12 seed Texas A&M. Both losses came in the first round. SU didn’t make the tournament in 2006-07, but made the Round of 32 in 2010-11 and Elite Eight in 2011-12. Commentslast_img read more