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Inside the Pulitzers: did the St. Petersburg Times really deserve its wins?

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

NEW YORK Following the announcement of the Pulitzer winners this afternoon, Sig Gissler, administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes since 2002, made several points and took some questions. This is what emerged, as it relates to the two wins by the St. Petersburg Times: — The board wasn’t happy with the feature writing winner picked by the judges so it went “into the pile” and selected the winning entry from the St. Petersburg Times. — The board also moved the St.…

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