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Alec MacGillis accepts Colby’s prestigious Lovejoy Award

Elijah Lovejoy, the namesake and inspiration behind the Colby Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism, was described by President John Quincy Adams as America’s first martyr to freedom of the press. This year’s honoree, Alec MacGillis, a Pultizer Prize winner who currently writes about social issues and domestic policy at ProPublica, embodies the award criteria of integrity, character, intelligence, […]

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Lovejoy Award to be presented to Times’ Alissa Rubin

Lovejoy Award to be presented to Times’ Alissa Rubin

Alissa Rubin, Pulitzer Prize-winning Paris bureau chief for the New York Times, will receive Colby College’s Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award for courageous journalism at 7:30 p.m. Monday, October 24, in Lorimer Chapel. The award was established in 1952 to honor Colby alumnus Elijah Parish Lovejoy (valedictorian, Class of 1826), America’s first martyr to freedom of the press. Following three incidences […]

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