The Pulitzer Prizes have been announced —
Congrats to Jesse Eisinger, Jake Bernstein and David Leonhardt for winning Pulitzers (all of whom have been noted here previously).
Its nice to see for economic reporting:
• National Reporting: Jesse Eisinger and Jake Bernstein of ProPublica
Awarded to Jesse Eisinger and Jake Bernstein of ProPublica for their exposure of questionable practices on Wall Street that contributed to the nation’s economic meltdown, using digital tools to help explain the complex subject to lay readers.
• Commentary: David Leonhardt of The New York Times
Awarded to David Leonhardt of The New York Times for his graceful penetration of America’s complicated economic questions, from the federal budget deficit to health care reform.
There are pockets of mainstream press that do an excellent job covering the economic world and crisis. These are just two . . .