Apple Blocks Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoonist From App StoreBrian Barrett4/15/10 1:20pmFiled to: AppleMark FioreipadApp store censorshipNewstoonspulitzer prizeApple app storeContentCensorshipBlocked appsapp store509EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkMark Fiore made a little online history this week by being the first web-only journalist to win a Pulitzer Prize. His editorial cartoons, though, were rejected from the App Store for violating Apple's anti-satire provisions. That's a dangerous precedent. UPDATED:A lot of hay has been made over the App Store's policies, particularly over apps that are deemed pornographic (or bikini-ridden). But it looks as though the concerns raised earlier by German magazine Stern are becoming more and more legitimized: Apple's making judgments on editorial content.ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.