Can traffic-chasing sensationalism and society-changing journalism co-exist under the same roof? The decision by the Pulitzer Committee to award this year's prize for national reporting to the Huffington Post's David Wood for his series on wounded veterans is a pretty good sign that they can, at least for now. Editor in chief Arianna Huffington and executive editor Tim O'Brien took a few minutes out from the staff's champagne toast to talk about what it means for the seven-year-old news organization.
Arianna appeared on "The Colbert Report" Wednesday to discuss the Huffington Post's first-ever Pulitzer Prize, awarded this week for David Wood's "Beyond the Battlefield" series.... Read Post
David Wood, who won the Huffington Post’s first Pulitzer Prize today, says it’s a testament to the newsroom’s willingness to let reporters spend time on stories that have an impact. “It’s an affirmation of what Arianna said: ‘You ca... Read Post