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National Enquirer’s John Edwards Scoop Shunned In Pulitzer Prize Giving

by | 12th, April 2010

THE Pulitzer Prizes were announced this afternoon and the National Enquirer was not among the recipients. John Edwards is still being protected by big media.

The Pulitzer committee was duty bound to accept the Enquirer’s nomination, as the weekly’s coverage of the John Edwards sex, love child and potential Constitutional scandal was exemplary, achieved against great odds and in the face of disdain from the mainstream media.

The tabloid banner waves high, however, and we expect that Barry Levine and his colleagues at the Enquirer will one day get their due.

(And we can at least take heart in the fact the Las Vegas Sun and Las Vegas Review-Journal, so lax and deficient in their coverage of the death of local superstar Danny Gans, also came up empty-handed.)

The National Enquirer’s exposing of John Edwards was tabloid journalism at its best. But still it failed to win…



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