LEXINGTON, Va. (WDBJ7) David Fahrenthold won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of then-candidate President Trump's claims about charitable contributions, as well as revealing the President's infamous "Access Hollywood" comments.
His speech at Washington and Lee University was titled: "Journalism in the Time of Trump."
We talked with him earlier.
"My viewers and readers are -- I imagine them sort of like people who have been fired out of a tornado," he said of the state of journalism today. "They don't know which way is up. They've been following 15 things at once. They don't know what's happening and what the most important things is. So to me one of the most important things is, in addition to just reporting the facts, to give people a way to follow the news, to give them a thread to follow, so they don't just feel lost in a daily tornado of news."
Farhenthold is a Washington Post reporter and a contributor to CNN.