Stop panicking. Newspapers may come and go, but rich, time-consuming journalism is not dead. In fact, David Wood spent 8 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 new-found glory, with no fewer than 26 reporters working a story on poverty.
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
The winners of the 2012 Pulitzer Prizes were announced just minutes ago. And there were some shockers. Huffington Post military correspondent David Wood‘s 10-part series “Beyond the Battlefield” won the award for National Reporting.... Read Post