Website with tiny news staff wins Pulitzer for national reporting

InsideClimate News, a seven-person operation in Brooklyn, is only the third Web-based news outlet to win a national reporting Pulitzer.

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Five year old InsideClimate News—a non-partisan news organization that covers clean energy, carbon energy, nuclear energy, and environmental science—took home journalism’s biggest prize yesterday as it competed head-to-head with news organizations with hundreds of years of experience and thousands of employees.

“It’s a watershed moment for our non-profit news organization, a good day for environmental journalism, and a hopeful signal for the future of our profession,” said David Sassoon, founder and publisher of InsideClimate News.

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