“Apple and Other Technology Companies”

Ironic that the Pulitzer Prize Board of all would provide the perfect summary and indictment of the way Apple is viewed and treated by journalists—here, in their argument for awarding the New York Times the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting:

Awarded to The New York Times Staff for its penetrating look into business practices by Apple and other technology companies that illustrates the darker side of a changing global economy for workers and consumers.

I am reminded of the criticism of Pulitzer journalism; what—or who—was the focus of the reporting?