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Paper Wins Pulitzers

Paper Wins PulitzersSulzberger's New York Times has earned more Pulitzers than any other news organization. New York.

Medford/Somerville, Mass. [04.17.01] When Pulitzer Prizes were awarded on Monday for the 84th time, Arthur Sulzberger Jr.'s New York Times was recognized twice, adding to the newspaper's enormous collection of the prestigious awards.

Nominated four times in 2001, The New York Times was awarded Pulitzers for its national reporting on race in America and its beat reporting on the Internal Revenue Service.

Sulzberger -- a 1974 Tufts graduate and publisher of the Times -- and The New York Times are very familiar with Pulitzer honors.

Since 1997 -- when Sulzberger took the top spot at the Times, the newspaper has won eight Pulitzers and earned 15 nominations.

With over 80 awards, Sulzberger's New York Times has more Pulitzer Prizes than any other media organization.

Alum Wins National Journalism Award
Tony Massarotti named Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year for his work with the Boston Herald

Boston -- Tufts' Tony Massarotti, a Boston Herald sports writer and 1984 Tufts graduate, is the best sportswriter in Massachusetts, according to the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

Massarotti became the first Herald sportswriter to win the prestigious award since 1988, when 1949 Tufts graduate Tim Horgan was selected for the honor.

According to the Herald, Massarotti has been writing for the Boston newspaper since 1989 and has covered baseball for the last seven years.

Reports the newspaper: "Tony Massarotti's peers have confirmed what Herald readers have known for years: our baseball columnist is the best sportswriter in Massachusetts."

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