Congrats to Eugene Robinson

A big congrats to Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson. Mr. Robinson was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary with a selection of op-ed columns focusing on the 2008 presidential campaign.


N.Y. Times Wins 5 Pulitzer Prizes

By Howard Kurtz
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, April 20, 2009

The New York Times won five Pulitzer Prizes today, including one for revealing the prostitution scandal that forced Eliot Spitzer to resign as New York governor, while Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson captured the prize for commentary for his writing about the campaign that led to Barack Obama’s election.

Scandal played a role in a number of awards, such as the local reporting prize that went to the Detroit Free Press for disclosing the steamy text messages that led to the resignation and jailing of the city’s mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick.

Robinson, a former city editor, foreign correspondent and assistant managing editor for the Style section, told the Post newsroom that he was particularly pleased to have won for his coverage of “the biggest political event of my lifetime, and one that has personal meaning for me.” A number of his columns offered a black journalist’s reflections on Obama’s campaign.

I’ve always enjoyed reading Mr. Robinson’s column so I’m happy for him.

Hmm, I’m sure Tom Joyner won’t be too thrilled about the Detroit Free Press winning a Pulitzer for exposing his homie’s text messages 😉

You can check out all the Pulitzer Prize winners here.

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