The Pulitzers Still Value Opinion Writing—and So Do Readers

From a story on by Rick Edmonds headlined “The Pulitzers still value opinion writing—and so do readers”:

In the excitement of Pulitzer day, Commentary and Editorial Writing command a bit less attention than high-profile reporting categories. But as this year’s winners illustrate, the Pulitzer board still likes opinion pieces and prefers them fiery hot.

The Editorial Writing award went to Lisa Falkenberg and others on her team at the Houston Chronicle for writing on voter suppression and bogus voter fraud charges in Texas. Senator Ted Cruz, Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton all came under heavy fire.