What Huffington Post’s Pulitzer Says About Online Journalism
Stop panicking. Newspapers may come and go, but rich, time-consuming journalism is not dead. In fact, David Wood spent eight months working on the 10-part series that won him and the Huffington Post the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. Not exactly the celebrity blogs and Internet rehashing that once brought HuffPo scorn.
The Washington Post reports that the news site — can a Pulitzer winner be dismissed as a mere aggregator? — is continuing to pursue the kind of original reporting that won its newfound glory, with no fewer than 26 reporters working a story on poverty.
The winning Huffington Post series is called “Beyond the Battlefield,” and it can be read here. — PZSYour support matters…
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