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Pulitzer winners announced -- did I miss the thread?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by goalmouth, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. goalmouth

    goalmouth Well-Known Member

    Please tell me the board hasn't declined to the point where no one's talking about the Pulitzers? Or are they no longer relevant? I saw where the Star-Ledger won for feature writing.
  2. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  3. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    No surprise on the LAT winning the public service award. No-brainer.
  4. MartinonMTV2

    MartinonMTV2 New Member

    The concept of a journalism award being named after Joseph Pulitzer is an entertaining one and has been for some time.

    Same with Rhodes Scholars.
  5. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    You fund 'em, you name 'em, I suppose.
  6. finishthehat

    finishthehat Active Member

    Interesting there was no Breaking News award this year, which included the Gulf spill.
  7. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Felix Salmon of Reuters points out that the Pulitzer won by the nonprofit ProPublica was the first ever awarded to a story or stories that did not appear in print, only digitally. That's a real landmark.
  8. Harry Doyle

    Harry Doyle Member

    I was a bit surprised not to see any mention of the Washington Post project by Dana Priest about national security. I seem to remember that being expected to cause a lot of uproar, though, come to think of it, I was never made aware of major fallout.
  9. ringer

    ringer Active Member

    The Star-Ledger reporter used to work at SI.
  10. Frank_Ridgeway

    Frank_Ridgeway Well-Known Member

    The story ran in a 20-page broadsheet special section with no ads -- a massive financial commitment by 2010 journalism standards -- but was serialized over four days online. You would need four or five hours to read the story and the sometimes highly technical graphics material that accompanies it. The video runs about 24 minutes and is likewise impressive work.

  11. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    And Haiti, of which the Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald did fantastic work and was a finalist.
  12. funky_mountain

    funky_mountain Active Member

    Thanks for posting that link.
    Also, while not a winner, a reporter from a weekly in Louisiana was a finalist for the local reporting Pulitzer. Very cool.
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