Coverage of the war in Ukraine dominated Monday’s Pulitzer Prizes, with the Associated Press winning two for its reporting and photography, including a prestigious public service award, and The New York Times winning for its mix of news and investigative articles about the conflict. Won for ,

The Times also won for Illustrated Reporting and Commentary Piece The wealth of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is being investigated by Mona Chalabi at The Times Magazine.

AP reporters were the last from an international news organization to remain in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol after they came under fire from Russian troops. They documented its decline before running away. Apart from the Public Service Award, considered the top award, the news organization also won the Breaking News Photography Award for its coverage.

The Times was awarded an international reporting award for coverage that included daily reporting on the war as well as an eight-month investigation deaths Ukrainians trying to flee the town of Bucha, which identified the Russian military unit responsible., an Alabama news website, won two Pulitzer Prizes. The organization was awarded the Local News Reporting Award for a series By John Archibald, Ashley Remkus, Ramsey Archibald and Chelain Stephens, it is revealed how the police force in one town, Brookside, boosted its revenue by aggressively increasing traffic citations and vehicle seizures. also won the Commentary Award for Column By Kyle WhitmireSaid Pulitzer Board, a political columnist whose examination of Alabama’s Confederate history reveals how it “still colors the present with racism and exclusion, through tours of its first capital, its mansions and monuments And told through history,” the Pulitzer Board said in its announcement.

Another award for local reporting was presented to Anna Wolfe of Mississippi Today for a Investigation A $77 million welfare scandal revealed that Phil Bryant, the former governor of Mississippi, had funneled funds to benefit family and friends, including former NFL quarterback Brett Favre.

Los Angeles Times wins breaking news reporting award for its coverage leaked audio recording Regarding an undercover conversation between members of the Los Angeles City Council in which officials taunted people with racist terms and insulted other council members. The uproar prompted the resignation of two leaders involved: Newry Martinez, president of the City Council, and Ron Herrera, president of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor.

The Los Angeles Times also won in the Feature Photography category. Photojournalist Christina House was honored with an award for her Images A pregnant 22-year-old woman living in a tent on the streets of Hollywood and trying to navigate her situation.

The National Reporting Award went to The Washington Post’s Carolyn Kitchener for her coverage of the fallout leading up to the overturning of Roe v. Wade, which also included The Washington Post. Story of a Texas teenager who learned she was pregnant with twins 48 hours before the state’s abortion ban went into effect.

The Washington Post also received a feature reporting award for work by Elie Saslow, which portrayed the struggles of people across America, including those in conflict. homelessness and addiction or adapted to life after the pandemic, Mr. Saslo, a past Pulitzer winner, has been a three-time finalist for the feature writing category. He joined The New York Times in February as a writer at large.

A book by two Washington Post reporters has been awarded the general non-fiction prize. ,His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice,” by Robert Samuels and Tolus Olorunipa, explores the life of Mr. Floyd, whose death in 2020 at the hands of Minneapolis police officers ignited mass protests. Mr. Samuels left The Post this year and joined The New Yorker in March.

Investigative Reporting Award to The Wall Street Journal staff a series Investigate financial investments of senior federal officials. The reporting team analyzed financial disclosures for nearly 12,000 executives, finding that thousands of them traded stock in companies that their agencies lobbied for, while more than 60 executives took regulatory actions shortly before the announcement. Previously disclosed trading stock in companies.

The Atlantic’s Caitlin Dickerson won the award for explanatory reporting for her detailed 30,000-word investigation into the Trump administration’s family separation policy. Ms Dickerson spent 18 months on the project, which revealed that US officials misled Congress and the public and often acted to keep migrant families separated for long periods of time.

The Critic’s Prize was awarded to New York magazine critic Andrea Long Chu. Book Review which examined both the works and their authors through multiple cultural lenses.

The Miami Herald’s Nancy Ancrum, Amy Driscoll, Luisa Yanez, Isadora Rangel and Lauren Costantino were honored with the award for editorial writing for their “Broken Promises” series, showing how Florida leaders are breaking their vows to mend communities. I failed.

The Audio Reporting Award was given to the staff of Gimlet Media, especially Connie Walker for the podcast “Stolen: Surviving St. Michaels”. Ms. Walker examines the life and experience of her late father and the lives of hundreds of other Indigenous children in Canada’s residential school system.

Two books were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: “The Demon Copperhead,” by Barbara Kingsolver, and “Trust” by Hernan Diaz. “Freedom’s Dominion: A Saga of White Resistance to Federal Power” by Jefferson Covey received the prize for history, and “G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century” by Beverly Gage received the prize for biography.

“Stay True” by Hua Hsu was awarded the prize for memoir, and “The War of the Past: and Selected Poems, 2007–2020” by Carl Phillips won for poetry.

,English,” a play by Sanaz Tosi, won a drama award. It follows four students learning English as a second language in Iran, each with a different reason for enrolling in the class.

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Music “age,” an opera by Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels. The premiere of the work took place on May 27, 2022 at the Spoleto Festival USA. It is based on the autobiography of Umar ibn Said, a Muslim man captured in Africa and sold into slavery in Charleston, SC in the early 1800s.

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