HuffPost Lays Off 39, Including Site’s Only Pulitzer Winner

HuffPost laid off 39 journalists on Wednesday, including the site’s first and only Pulitzer Prize winner.

In a statement from the Writers Guild of America East, the union representing the site’s reporters, the downsizing was “part of a corporate-wide layoff in connection with Verizon’s acquisition of Yahoo.”

Senior military correspondent David Wood, who won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting, was among those pink-slipped, according to HuffPost media writer Michael...


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