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Pulitzers Change Rules for Online Media

Wednesday, 02 Dec 2009 04:06 PM

NEW YORK -- The Pulitzer Prize board is opening the door wider to journalism entries from online-only news publications.

The board changed its entry requirements a year ago to allow Internet-only publications if the Web site was "primarily dedicated" to original news reporting.

The board announced Wednesday that it will drop that requirement. It will also allow entries from Web sites that primarily publish commentary and links to other sites.

Prize administrator Sig Gissler says the focus will be on the merits of the work.

The Pulitzer Prizes are the most prestigious awards in journalism and are presented each year by Columbia University.

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