New York, AP. The Washington Post on Monday won the Pulitzer Prize in Public Service Journalism
which covered the January 6, 2021 uprising in the US Capitol. The Miami Herald was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting on the surfside condo collapse, while the New York Times won both national and international reporting. The New York Times won the International Reporting category for reporting challenging official accounts of civilian casualties from US airstrikes in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Other disciplines honored
In photography, one of the two Breaking News Photography awards was given to Marcus Yam, a Los Angeles Times correspondent and photographer, for his work relating to the fall of Kabul.
Tampa Bay Times Wins Award in Investigative Reporting for ‘Poison’, an in-depth look at a polluting lead factory. The Better Government Association and the Chicago Tribune won the local reporting award for ‘Deadly Fires, Broken Promise’. Jennifer Sr. of The Atlantic was honored for an unfinished portrait of a family grieving the loss in the 20 years since 9/11, exquisitely braiding the author’s personal connection with sensitive reporting that engenders grief. Shows the long reach of b.
About the Pulitzer Prize
The Pulitzer Prize is America’s highest award in the field of journalism, which began in 1917. Joseph Pulitzer had said in his will to start this award. Pulitzer is considered the most prestigious award in journalism not only in America but in the whole world. Let us tell you that the Pulitzer Prize is given in 21 categories. In which many other genres are included including journalism, reporting, photography. It recognizes work in 15 journalism categories and seven arts categories. Along with this, the winner of the Pulitzer Prize is given 15,000 US dollars in cash. The winner of the Pulitzer Public Service category is awarded the Gold Medal.
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