March 22, 2004

EditorandPublisher.com
The Pulitzer judges “were blown away” by The Onion‘s first issue after the 9/11 attacks, “but it was a little too different, a little too risky,” says Philadelphia Daily News editor Zach Stalberg. ‘I voted to make it a finalist, but nobody else did.” The rejection highlights what some feel is the reverence — some might say restrictions — under which the Pulitzer judging operates, says Joe Strupp.

Support high-integrity, independent journalism that serves democracy. Make a gift to Poynter today. The Poynter Institute is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, and your gift helps us make good journalism better.
Donate
From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August…
Jim Romenesko

More News

CNN suspends Chris Cuomo

Will Cuomo be fired? CNN will determine that in the coming days. But CNN couldn’t just let him stay on the air while it sorted through the details.

November 30, 2021
Back to News