The problem with the Pulitzers & Islamic reform

A profound analysis from a veteran journalist of the way American journalism today devalues its most important function through flashy awards and overemphasizing international affairs and high-falluting pontification. Edward Wasserman: Prizes are trophies for rich papers I've come to believe that the Pulitzers -- for all the celebrity, the champagne, the career-capping glory they bring -- are bad for the profession. They purport to stand for excellence in journalism, but if they do it's in the … [Read more...]