MEDIA: Former Inky Newsroom Brass Win Pulitzer

The Race Beat, a masterfully researched account of civil-rights-era journalism by Gene Roberts, former executive editor of The Inquirer, and Hank Klibanoff, a former Inquirer deputy managing editor who isbarbaroinky.JPG now a top editor at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, has won the Pulitzer Prize for history, the Pulitzer Prize Board at Columbia University announced yesterday in presenting its annual awards in arts, letters and journalism.

Subtitled The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation (Alfred A. Knopf), the Roberts/Klibanoff book took its two coauthors almost 15 years to complete.

The Inquirer’s Michael Bryant was a finalist in [the photo] category for his “poignant photographs of the devastating injury” to the racehorse Barbaro — he was the only photographer who captured the precise moment of the injury [pictured].

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