Pulitzer Prize now includes blogs
If this isn’€™t a great example of the ever changing world of journalism, I don’€™t know what is. The Pulitzer Prize Board, of course being the people behind the various Pulitzer Prizes, has widen their scope regarding online content in some categories. Not all though, you won’€™t get a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography through your Flickr account’€¦
Head over to the press release and read more. It’€™s on the Pulitzer site, where you’€™ll also find entry forms if you feel especially brilliant this morning.
Now, how about a Pulitzer Prize for blogs only next?
Via Bloggers Blog
Thord Daniel Hedengren is a designer, writer, and blogger, and also the former editor of The Blog Herald. He used to be a hotshot in the gaming industry in Sweden, but sold everything and went International. Most recently he wrote a book called Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, and does loads of kickass design.
Blog Pulitzers? Yes!
If the work warrants it, I see no reason that a given piece of reporting shouldn’t earn a Pulitzer just because it was published on a blog. It’s all about the info, the impact, the story told, not the platform right?