Osborn Elliott Award for Excellence in Journalism on Asia

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The Osborn Elliott Award for Excellence in Journalism on Asia is distributed by the Asia Society.

"Norman Pearlstine, Senior Advisor at the Carlyle Group and former Editor-in-Chief of Time Inc., who chairs the independent jury that selects the winner...

"The "Oz Prize" honors legendary journalist and author Osborn Elliott, former editor-in-chief of Newsweek, a leading figure in the field of journalism who became one of the earliest practitioners of "civic journalism"—the deliberate focusing of the journalistic enterprise on urgent issues of public policy. The Oz Prize is awarded annually for the best example of journalism about Asia in print or online during the calendar year.

"Previous winners have included Evan Osnos of the Chicago Tribune (2007), Barbara Demick of the Los Angeles Times and Matthew McAllester of Newsday (2006), Philip P. Pan of the Washington Post (2005), John Pomfret of the Washington Post (2004), and Elisabeth Rosenthal of the New York Times (2003).

"In addition to Mr. Pearlstine, the Oz Prize jury includes Carroll Bogert, Associate Director for Human Rights Watch; Marcus Brauchli, consultant, News Corp. and former Managing Editor of the Wall Street Journal; Henry Cornell, Managing Director of Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Barbara Crossette, writer on Asian affairs and former New York Times chief correspondent in South and Southeast Asia; Dorinda Elliott, Deputy Editor, Special Projects, Condé Nast Traveler; Chrystia Freeland, Managing Editor and columnist, Financial Times; Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Senior Editor, Hindustan Times and 2007 Bernard Schwartz Fellow, Asia Society; Carla Anne Robbins, Deputy Editorial Page Editor, the New York Times; Josh Tyrangiel, Assistant Managing Editor, TIME magazine and Editor, Time.com; Sheryl WuDunn, Vice President, Investment Management Division, Goldman Sachs & Co. and former New York Times foreign correspondent and editor." [1]

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