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Columnists select Dave Barry for Lifetime Achievement Award

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Dave Barry. Photo by daniel portnoy www.danielportnoy.com MACON, Ga. — Pulitzer Prize-winning humor columnist Dave Barry will be honored with the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. The announcement was made Thursday night, May 3,…

Gail Collins Named Lifetime Achievement Winner

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Columnist Gail Collins of The New York Times is the winner of the 2012 Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award. She will receive the prestigious award sponsored by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists at the organization’s annual conference, Macon, Ga.,…

Andy Rooney dies

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UPDATE: Andy Rooney died Friday night, according to CBS, only a month after delivering his 1,097th and final televised commentary. He died of complications from surgery.  The article below was published about Andy Rooney Sept 28th after his retirement was announced. Rooney…

Columnist David Broder dead at 81

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David Broder, Pulitzer-Prize winning Washington Post columnist, died Wednesday, March 9th, of complications from diabetes. Broder received the Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997 from the National Society of Newspaper Columnists . Broder was one of the most respected political commentators…

Hiaasen Lifetime Achievement Winner

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Carl Hiaasen to receive 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award By Mike Leonard 2010 Conference Chair   Carl Hiaasen of The Miami Herald has been named the recipient of the 2010 Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Society of Newspaper…

Ernie Pyle – Simply the Best

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ERNIE PYLE was a beloved journalist and military correspondent during WWII.  Pyle studied journalism at Indiana University but left school to become a reporter for a small newspaper prior to moving to Washington. After working as a reporter and an…

Fat Tuesday and Ash Wednesday with Art Buchwald

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By Suzette Martinez Standring Renowned columnist Art Buchwald has refused dialysis, and it’s only a matter of time, maybe a short time, before he dies. For a man awaiting The Reaper,   he’s in unusually fine fettle. I spent two days…