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'Post and Courier' wins Pulitzer for reporting on the deadly toll of domestic violence

...looked at restaurant workers' low wages and examined the toll of income inequality.The Pulitzers, established by newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer and first given out in 1917, are American journalism's highest honor. The public service award...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-20/post-and-courier-wins-pulitze
Google to close Spain's Google News, block Spanish news reports from 70 international editions

...not show any advertising on the site) this new approach is simply not sustainable."Google News has long irked newspaper publishers and other content providers, who contend the service tramples on copyrights by creating a digital kiosk of headlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-11/google-close-spains-google
Expose the saboteurs

On April 27, 1961, President John F. Kennedy spoke to the American Newspaper Publishers Association at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.In his own words, the president warned of a "monolithic and ruthless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-11/expose-saboteurs
Joe Jackson resigns from Augusta Commission

...which in Jackson's case, ends in January.In a heated July runoff to represent District 6 on the commission, newspaper publisher Ben Hasan was elected to replace the term-limited Jackson with 52 percent of the 2,371 votes cast.Lockett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-20/joe-jackson-resigns-augu
Contributions pour in for Ben Hasan and Bob Finnegan prior to District 6 runoff

Newspaper publisher Ben Hasan led the May 20 election and out-raised second-place finisher Bob Finnegan in the latest campaign financial reports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-08/contributions-
District 6 election features variety of candidates

...district that could shift the balance of power on the Augusta Commission, the District 6 commission race includes a newspaper publisher, a former Republican Party official, a pastor and radio personality, a former city employee and a past commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-15/district-6-election-feat
Newspaper publisher criticizes local coverage of black community

The publisher of the The Metro Courier newspaper has grown tired of what she says is unfair coverage of Au­gusta's black community, and on Sun­­day, she and others spoke out.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-18/newspaper-publisher-criticize
Early voting in local, statewide runoffs starts June 30

...the five-way District 6 commission election had no candidate win more than 50 percent of the vote, sending newspaper publisher Ben Hasan and retired Army and Fort Gordon staffer Bob Finnegan into the July 22 runoff.Any voter residing in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-04/early-voting-local-state
Early voting in July 22 runoff starts Monday in Augusta

...Commission District 6, which includes parts of Hephzibah and south Augusta, will choose between runoff candidates of newspaper publisher Ben Hasan and federal government retiree Bob Finnegan.None of the local commission or state Senate candidates have...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-25/early-voting-j
Hasan tops Finnegan in District 6 commission race

In a heated runoff to represent District 6 on the Augusta Commission, newspaper publisher Ben Hasan was victorious Tuesday, pulling in 1,243 votes, or 52.43 percent, to Fort Gordon retiree Bob Finnegan's 1...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-22/hasan-tops-fin