The Pulitzer prizes are supposed to be announced at 3 p.m. Monday, so this is prime time for rumors to start spilling out, and the hottest is that Huffington Post will pick up its first prize.
Both The New York Observer and Business Insider have reported from their own sources that the whisper among HuffPo staffers is David Wood, a former Time and Los Angeles Times reporter, would pick up a prize for his series on wounded veterans called Beyond the Battlefield. Business Insider was the first to the rumor, citing simply a "rumor going around the Huffington Post newsroom." The Observer's Kat Stoeffel reported that she'd independently heard the same thing. So we've got no problem believing that such a rumor is, indeed, circulating at The Huffington Post. What's a lot less clear is how legitimate it is. We'll know in less than three hours.