Funny how all the 'Russia-Russia-Russia' coverage went 'poof' at the Pulitzers after the Mueller report

Up until now, Russia-Russia-Russia coverage as fodder for Pulitzer prize nominations was big-game prize material. Here's a big one in the national reporting category that the Washington Post got last year, and there were others among the nominations through the years. This year?  Nothing.  Zero, zip, nada.  Poof!  I checked, even among the non-winning nominees, which took some work.  There was a single entrant from among the cartoonists who had a few ignorant Trump-colluded-with-the-Russians tropes, and that guy didn't win. It adds up to a rather dramatic change in focus because up until now, Russia-Russia-Russia coverage has been big business for Pulitzers.  Now such coverage, which was deemed so consequential in years past, is gone. It's as though it's an embarrassment.  Editor Tom Kuntz at RealClearInvestigations, a former New York Times foreign editor...(Read Full Post)
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