April 21, 2015
Updated 5:46 AM

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One of the winners left journalism because he couldn't pay his rent

slate.com — The Daily Breeze, a small newspaper in Torrence, California, with just 63,000 subscribers and seven metro reporters, was a surprise winner at today's Pulitzer Prize ceremony, taking home the local reporting award for its investigation of corruption in a poor school district. Its reporters' long investigation of school district corruption...
Apr 21, 2015

RT @joannakakissis: One of Today's Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn't Pay His Rent. Now He's in PR. slate.com/blogs/moneybox… via @slate

Apr 21, 2015

Journalism shouldn't have to be a side hustle. slate.me/1K0CWH3 #PulitzerPrize winner went to PR to pay rent.

Apr 21, 2015

One of Today's Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn't Pay His Rent. Now He's in PR. slate.com/blogs/moneybox… via @slate

Apr 21, 2015

One of Today's Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn't Pay His Rent. Now He's in PR. slate.com/blogs/moneybox…

Apr 21, 2015

RT @artpatnaude: Yikes @slate One of the Pulitzer Prize Winners Left Journalism Because It Couldn't Pay His Rent. Now He's in PR. slate.com/blogs/moneybox… via

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LA Times, Daily Breeze win Pulitzer Prizes

laobserved.com — Big news at the Pulitzer Prize announcement in New York at noon. Two Los Angeles Times writers won Pulitzers - Mary McNamara for her TV criticism and Diana Marcum for feature writing about the drought. Perhaps the bigger local news angle is that the Daily Breeze won its first-ever Pulitzer, for investigating the Centinela Valley Union High School District.
Apr 21, 2015

Pulitzer winner is now in PR because it was "too difficult to make ends meet on his newspaper salary." Sigh. laobserved.com/archive/2015/0…

Apr 21, 2015

RT @eilenez: Reporter that won Pulitzer today left to work in PR because he couldn't make ends meet in L.A. on a newspaper salary: laobserved.com/archive/2015/0…

Apr 21, 2015

RT @eilenez: Reporter that won Pulitzer today left to work in PR because he couldn't make ends meet in L.A. on a newspaper salary: laobserved.com/archive/2015/0…

Apr 21, 2015

RT @matthewhaag: Rob Kuznia won a Pulitzer today, but he quit journalism for PR because he couldn’t afford his rent laobserved.com/archive/2015/0…

Apr 20, 2015

RT @eilenez: Reporter that won Pulitzer today left to work in PR because he couldn't make ends meet in L.A. on a newspaper salary: laobserved.com/archive/2015/0…

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