Is editorial writing a lost art?
“Not at all, anymore than I think fiction is a lost art because no prize was awarded,” says Frank Rich. “This is a commentary on the Pulitzers, not on editorial writing or the American novel.” But then a Pulitzer-winning journalist, who asked not to be named, told Bill Lucey: “When did you last read an editorial that changed how you viewed the world? Editorial writing is a lost art. It requires extensive research and quality writing.”