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ProPublica Wins First Digital Only Pulitzer

While all the Pulitzer winners deserve recognition, FishbowlNY wanted to highlight ProPublica.org, which won the first Pulitzer awarded for a series that didn’t originate in print. Read that sentence again, because this is huge news.

As we just mentioned in the last post, ProPublica writers Jake Bernstein and Jesse Eisinger won the Pulitzer for National Reporting  for their look at how some Wall Street banks and hedge funds made the financial crisis worse. The fact that their pieces never appeared in print means that digital only publications are breaking new ground and getting respected like never before.

From all digital pubs to ProPublica, Bernstein and Eisinger – thanks for kicking the door down.

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New York Times, Wall Street Journal Win Pulitzer Prizes for Journalism

The Pulitzer Prize winners in journalism were announced today, and despite the crashing Pulitzer website, FishbowlNY managed to secure the entire list!

Among New York newspapers, the New York Times won in two categories, “Commentary,” and “International Reporting,” with Clifford J. Levy winning his second Pulitzer. The Wall Street Journal won for “Editorial Writing.”

Another highlight is that for the first time in history, ProPublica was awarded a Pulitzer for a group of stories that never appeared in print.

More commentary is sure to follow, but for now, here is the complete list of winners in journalism:

Congratulations!