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Snobs Doomed Enquirer's Pulitzer Bid

Edwards exposé a shoo-in for glory—but not for tabloid

(Newser) - By any sane measure, the unmasking of John Edwards as a philanderer who knocked up his mistress while his wife battled cancer was one of the all-time great scoops—except in determining the winners of yesterday's Pulitzer Prizes for journalism. "The media elite circled the wagons to exclude the... More »

Post Snags 4 Pulitzers, Times 3; Enquirer Shut Out

John Edwards coverage fails to boost supermarket tabloid

(Newser) - The Washington Post won four Pulitzer Prizes today, one more than the archrival New York Times—and four more than the National Enquirer, which entered its coverage of the John Edwards sex scandal . In a breakthrough for online journalism, Sheri Fink of ProPublica won for an investigation of euthanasia at... More »

Pulitzer Will Consider National Enquirer Stories

Tabloid is in the running for breaking John Edwards scandal

(Newser) - The National Enquirer is officially in the running for a Pulitzer. Despite earlier reports to the contrary, the prize board has accepted the tabloid's submission for breaking news of John Edwards’ affair. The staff is entered in two categories: investigative reporting and national news reporting, reports Emily Miller in the... More »

Pulitzers to Enquirer: No Prize for You

Edwards story won't net tabloid an award because it's a 'magazine'

(Newser) - The National Enquirer is not eligible for a Pulitzer Prize for its reporting on John Edwards' affair with Rielle Hunter and the resulting child—not because it's a supermarket tabloid but because of a technicality. The Enquirer, you see calls itself a "magazine," and magazines can't receive the... More »

National Enquirer Wants Pulitzer for Edwards Story

Tabloid says it deserves honor now that he's admitted paternity

(Newser) - Now that John Edwards has admitted to being the father of Rielle Hunter's baby, the National Enquirer would like some recognition—preferably in the form of a Pulitzer. "It's clear we should be a contender for this," executive editor Barry Levine tells Howard Kurtz of the Washington Post... More »

Enquirer Deserves Pulitzer for Edwards Scoop

But mainstream media would never give it to the tab

(Newser) - It may be a supermarket tabloid, but the National Enquirer broke the biggest political scandal of the year, and therefore deserves a Pulitzer Prize, contends Emily Miller of Politics Daily . “The Enquirer scooped the old-guard media for the better part of a year,” argues Miller. While TV networks... More »

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