More than 300 news organizations around the country, large and small and in-between, are publishing editorials in support of a free press.
Israel’s Military Censor refused to publish 271 articles in 2017 — more than five a week.
The Forward has been awarded 12 Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism by the American Jewish Press Association
“In this time, when trustworthy news is under attack, somebody has to stand up,” he said.
“RIP Tom Wolfe,” wrote Julia Ioffe. “He would’ve been the perfect author to chronicle this age.”
The for-profit biweekly, which launched in February 1991, shut down Friday due to the industrywide decline in advertising, its owners said.
Reporting by The Times’ Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and The New Yorker’s Ronan Farrow set off worldwide outrage over sexual assault.
The award, established in 1988, comes with a prize of $15,000.
Observers hope that Mark Ein’s investment will save the alternative local publication, which has been in financial trouble
“We’re in the middle of a large, historic thing,” Kalven said. “We could end up in a worse place rather than a better place.”