Pulitzers: 1st time online news sites win

The growing power of online journalism was recognized by this year’s Pulitzer Awards.  For the first time ever, two internet journalism sites received the prestigious awards: the Huffington Post and Politico.  It’s a sign of the changing times.  Online journalism were first allowed to enter work in the Pulitzers 3 years ago.  The award-giving body gave the national reporting prize to David Wood of the Huffington Post “for his riveting exploration of the physical and emotional challenges” faced by American soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.  The award for editorial cartooning went to Politico’s Matt Wuerker.

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