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Pulitzer 2022 | Who are the big winners?


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The New York Times won three Pulitzer Prizes in 2022 and was named a finalist in five other categories, while rival The Washington Post received the “public service” award and Reuters claimed the award for photography.

According to news.ro, Ukrainian journalists were also awarded, with the Pulitzer Board paying tribute to the 12 journalists who were killed while reporting from the war zones this year.

The annual Pulitzer Prizes are the most prestigious awards in American journalism, with one of the most important awards being the “public service” category.

This year, the award went to The Washington Post for a report on the siege of the Washington Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump.

A Pulitzer Prize for photography was also awarded for the events of that time, which went to a team from Getty Images.

In the “themed photography” category, a Reuters team, including the late Danish Siddiqui, who was killed in July while reporting on the war in Afghanistan, won the Pulitzer Prize for images during the Covid-19 case explosion in India. . In addition to Siddiqui, Reuters photographers honored at these awards were Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave.

This distinction was the tenth for Reuters and the seventh in five years.

With three more Pulitzer Prizes this year, The New York Times has won 135 since these awards were first presented in 1917.

In addition to winning the international “reportage” award, The Times has been named a finalist in this category twice more: for the fall of Afghanistan and the assassination of President Haiti.

Other award-winning publications were: Miami Herald, Tampa Bay Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times.

In addition, New York Times journalist Andrea Elliott won a Pulitzer Prize in the “non-fiction” category for her book “Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival and Hope in an American City,” which began with a 2013 series published. of newspaper.

Novelist Joshua Cohen won the Pulitzer Prize for “fiction” with “The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family.”

In the “drama” category, James Ijames won for “Fat Ham”, a comedy that garnered excellent reviews during its staging at the Wilma Theater in the playwright’s hometown of Philadelphia.

Two awards have been given to historians who have worked in the same department at New York University: Ada Ferrer wrote “Cuba: An American History,” and Nicole Eustace is the author of “Covered With Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America.” .

Diane Seuss won the Pulitzer Prize for “poetry” with “frank: sonnets.”

In the “biography” category, the late artist Winfred Rembert was awarded the Pulitzer Prize with his collaborator Erin I. Kelly for “Chasing Me To My Grave: An Artist’s Memoir Of The Jim Crow South.”

Indigenous artist Raven Chacon won the “Music” award for “Voiceless Mass.”

The awards, given in 1917, were established by the will of publisher Joseph Pulitzer, who died in 1911 and bequeathed money to help establish a journalism school at Columbia University and establish the awards.