Nonprofit environmental journalism site InsideClimate News wins Pulitzer

By Andrew Lapin

InsideClimate News, the Brooklyn-based nonprofit environmental journalism outlet, won a 2013 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. The award was announced by the Pulitzer Committee April 15.

The site won for “The Dilbit Disaster,” its investigation of flawed regulation of oil pipelines. Lisa Song, Elizabeth McGowan and David Hasemyer were the reporters on the series.

Additionally, nonprofit journalism site California Watch was a finalist in the Public Service category for “Broken Shield,” its series on how the California police force has failed to adequately protect the developmentally disabled.

The full list of winners and finalists can be found on the Pulitzer website.

More details about InsideClimate News on the May 13 issue of Current.

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