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Why it matters that a journalist has won the Nobel Prize in Literature

Why it matters that a journalist has won the Nobel Prize in Literature

By Dave Porreca, IJEA Website Editor

October 9, 2015


Filed under IJEA Blog, Press On!

Journalism has long existed on the periphery of the Nobel Prize in Literature. With Svetlana Alexievich's 2015 award, journalism takes center stage. What can we learn from the new Nobel laureate and her victory?

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