The Press: A Feud in Anchorage

When a newspaper wins the top Pulitzer Prize for journalistic excellence, one might expect it to flourish like the biblical green bay tree—or at least the Washington Post after Watergate.

There are no bay trees, green or otherwise, in Alaska, however, and last spring's Pulitzer gold-medal winner for public service, Anchorage's Daily News (TIME, May 17), is having a long dark winter. To reduce expenses, the paper has had to trim its editorial staff from 21 to twelve. Two of the three reporters whose Pulitzer-winning articles revealed the stranglehold that the Teamsters have gained...

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