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BHGP does not win a Pulitzer.  Again.




OK Pulitzer Prize selection committee, you're going on my Shit List®.

Here's the criteria (from Pulitzer site):

These are the current Pulitzer Prize category definitions for the journalism competition:

  • For a distinguished example of meritorious public service by a newspaper or news site through the use of its journalistic resources, including the use of stories, editorials, cartoons, photographs, graphics, videos, databases, multimedia or interactive presentations or other visual material. CHECK!
  • For a distinguished example of local reporting of breaking news that, as quickly as possible, captures events accurately as they occur, and, as time passes, illuminates, provides context and expands upon the initial coverage.CHECK!
  • For a distinguished example of investigative reporting, using any available journalistic tool.FUCK YES!
  • For a distinguished example of explanatory reporting that illuminates a significant and complex subject, demonstrating mastery of the subject, lucid writing and clear presentation, using any available journalistic tool.YEP!
  • For a distinguished example of reporting on significant issues of local concern, demonstrating originality and community expertise, using any available journalistic tool. YES!
  • For a distinguished example of reporting on national affairs, using any available journalistic tool.CHECK!
  • For a distinguished example of reporting on international affairs, using any available journalistic tool. OH, BHGP IS TOTALLY INTERNATIONAL, BABY!
  • For a distinguished example of feature writing giving prime consideration to quality of writing, originality and concision, using any available journalistic tool. CHECK! CHECK! AND CHECK!
  • For distinguished commentary, using any available journalistic tool. PERFECTED IT!
  • For distinguished criticism, using any available journalistic tool. HAVE YOU READ THE COMMENTS?!?! DISTINGUISHED CRITICISM, INDEED!
  • For distinguished editorial writing, the test of excellence being clearness of style, moral purpose, sound reasoning, and power to influence public opinion in what the writer conceives to be the right direction, using any available journalistic tool. OH YEAH!
  • For a distinguished cartoon or portfolio of cartoons, characterized by originality, editorial effectiveness, quality of drawing and pictorial effect, published as a still drawing, animation or both. TO A DEGREE, YEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!
  • For a distinguished example of breaking news photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs. ALL THE FUCKING TIME!
  • For a distinguished example of feature photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs. SEE ABOVE x10!

Well, 2014 Pulitzer, your home is waiting for you here.

Unless otherwise expressly indicated by BHGP editors, this FanPost is strictly the viewpoint of the author and is not endorsed by BHGP in any way.

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