The 2012 Pulitzers, and What They Say About News

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Ninety-five years ago, the very first Pulitzer Prizes for Journalism were awarded to a few good newspapers. A lot has changed since 1917. Today, the prizes are given to a full range journalistic tools, including interactive graphics, blogs, videos and newspapers that are only published online — like the Huffington Post, which won a Pulitzer yesterday.

Explaining how news — and news awards — are shifting with the times, is Sig Gissler. Gissler has been the Pulitzer Prize administrator since 2002. He’s also a journalism professor at Columbia University.


Sig Gissler

Produced by:

Kristen Meinzer

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