6 selected for Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame

6 selected for Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame

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NEW YORK - JUNE 29: Assistant Investigative Editor for The New York Times Walt Bogdanich wins the Lifetime Achievement award at the 2010 Gerald Loeb Awards Dinner at Capitale on June 29, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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by Associated Press

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Posted on January 14, 2014 at 11:33 AM

   BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Walt Bogdanich and former Associated Press overseas bureau chief Earleen Fisher are among six who'll be inducted into the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame in April. 
 
   Bogdanich is a reporter for The New York Times and grew up in Gary, Ind. Fisher is a native of Milford in northern Indiana and was a reporter in the Middle East and New Delhi bureau chief for the AP.
 
   The others selected are James Alexander Thom, an Owen County native best known for his 10 historical fiction novels; Ruth Chin, a pioneering photojournalist from Muncie; the late Lillian Thomas Fox, regarded as the first African-American writer for a white newspaper in the state; and Jim Hetherington, a journalist at WFBM-TV of Indianapolis (now WRTV) and book author.
 

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