The City Is His Beat

New York reporter Jim Dwyer

After being part of a team of reporters that won a Pulitzer Prize at New York Newsday in 1992, Jim Dwyer went on to earn his own Pulitzer as a columnist in 1995. When New York Newsday expired in 1995, he landed at the Daily News, managing at the same time to write three books. Last year, ready for a change and discouraged by the shrinking role of tabloid columnists, a national phenomenon, he moved to the New York Times, and returned to...

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About the Author

Christopher D. Ringwald directs the Faith & Society Project at The Sage Colleges in Albany, New York. He is the author of The Soul of Recovery: Uncovering the Spiritual Dimension in the Treatment of Addictions (Oxford University Press).