Pulitzer includes online journalism

Online journalism has now been included in the prestigious Pulitzer Prize.

According to Reuters, ProPublica bags the first award for reporting the controversial deaths  at a New Orleans medical center following Hurricane Katrina.

Another first win is on a new category – editorial cartooning.  The award went to Mark Fiore for  http://www.sfgate.com, the website of the San Francisco Chronicle.

Other investigative online reporting winners are Barbara Laker and Wendy Ruderman of the Philadelphia Daily News for their expose of a rogue police narcotics squad.

“WATCHDOG JOURNALISM”

Reporter Michael Moss and New York Times staff won in the explanatory reporting category for writing about contaminated hamburger and food safety issues. Reporter Matt Richtel and Times staff won the national reporting award for writing about the hazards of using cell phones and computers while driving.

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