Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Pulitzer Prizes Go to New York Times, and Little Known Brooklyn Based Web Site

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The Pulitzer Prizes were announced this afternoon, overshadowed of course by the Boston Marathon explosions. Many of the usual suspects won, including the New York Times. But the National Reporting award was won by InsideClimateNews.com, a little known Brooklyn based website ranked at around 64,000 on alexa.com. Congrats to the trio of reporters there. The drama prize went to “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar, which came from Chicago’s ACT Theater and opened Lincoln Center’s theater season last September.

Journalism

PUBLIC SERVICE – Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL

BREAKING NEWS REPORTING – The Denver Post Staff

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING – David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab of The New York Times

EXPLANATORY REPORTING – The New York Times Staff

LOCAL REPORTING – Brad Schrade, Jeremy Olson and Glenn Howatt of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis

NATIONAL REPORTING – Lisa Song, Elizabeth McGowan and David Hasemyer of InsideClimate News, Brooklyn, NY

INTERNATIONAL REPORTING – David Barboza of The New York Times

FEATURE WRITING – John Branch of The New York Times

COMMENTARY – Bret Stephens of The Wall Street Journal

CRITICISM – Philip Kennicott of The Washington Post

EDITORIAL WRITING – Tim Nickens and Daniel Ruth of the Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, FL

EDITORIAL CARTOONING – Steve Sack of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis

BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY – Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra and Muhammed Muheisen of the Associated Press

FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY – Javier Manzano, free-lance photographer, Agence France-Presse
Letters, Drama and Music

FICTION – “The Orphan Master’s Son” by Adam Johnson

DRAMA – “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar

HISTORY – “Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam” by Fredrik Logevall (Random House),

BIOGRAPHY – “The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo” by Tom Reiss (Crown)

POETRY – “Stag’s Leap” by Sharon Olds

GENERAL NONFICTION – “Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America” by Gilbert King (Harper)

MUSIC – “Partita for 8 Voices” by Caroline Shaw, recording released on October 30, 2012 (New Amsterdam Records)

 

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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