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E&P: Will the Pulitzer Prizes finally recognise digital journalism this year?

Editor & Publisher’s Mark Fitzgerald talks to veteran Wall Street Journal and Economist Group journalist Roy J. Harris Jr. about the Pulitzer Prizes, and the chances of online-only journalism being in among the winners this year.

More than a decade ago, in 1999, the Pulitzers opened entries to online content, and in the past two years has eased eligibility requirements for entries by online-only news organizations. Yet, no entry that appeared only on the Web has ever won a Pulitzer.

“It’s one thing to have press release from the Pulitzer organization that we welcome online entries,” Harris said. “But when you go a couple of years without anyone winning it – that sends a signal too.”

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Editor&Publisher launches blogs

After 124 years in publication, industry news organisation Editor&Publisher (E&P) has entered the blogosphere with two new titles.

Fitz & Jen Give You the Business, written by editor-at-large Mark Fitzgerald and associate editor Jennifer Saba; and The E&P Pub, which will take contributions from all staff, went fully live today.

Because E&P’s main site doesn’t allow article comments, selected articles will be republished on the blog, an announcement by E&P said.