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Pulitzer Winner: Michigan Daily is the Best Journalism Education Anyone Can Have

October 11, 2009

In a new video clip, Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson, the 2009 Pulitzer Prize winner for commentary, reflects on his Michigan Daily days.  According to Robinson, who served as a co-editor in chief of the paper 35 years ago: “I’ve always said The Michigan Daily is the best journalism education that anyone could ever have.  It was the certainly the best I could ever have.  I learned about the craft of journalism, but I also learned about the passion and the commitment and the sense of a mission that ultimately drew a lot of us into journalism and sustained us throughout our careers.”

The snippet is part of a larger video series being put together under the direction of standout Daily editor Gary Graca aimed at spotlighting the paper’s significance in the lives and careers of its most distinguished alums.  Check it out below!

Eugene Robinson

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