Washington Post, NY Times win Pulitzers for work on Trump, Putin


NEW YORK The Pulitzer Prizes on Monday respected The Washington Post for hard-hitting stating on Donald Trump’s presidential debate and The New York Times for divulgence Vladimir Putin’s growth energy grab, praising their probing of absolute people notwithstanding a antagonistic meridian for a news media.

The Daily News of New York and ProPublica, a web-based height specializing in inquisitive journalism, won a esteem for open use broadcasting for coverage of New York military abuses that forced mostly bad minorities from their homes.

Other winners enclosed an ubiquitous consortium of some-more than 300 reporters on 6 continents that unprotected a supposed Panama Papers detailing a dark infrastructure and tellurian scale of offshore taxation havens used by a high and mighty.

The Pulitzers, a many prestigious honors in American journalism, have been awarded given 1917, mostly going to famed publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal.

But they are also won by smaller, obtuse famous publications opposite a nation whose work does not always benefit inhabitant courtesy when it is published.

Reporter Eric Eyre of Charleston Gazette-Mail in West Virginia took a esteem for inquisitive stating for exposing a inundate of opioids in vexed West Virginia counties with a country’s top overdose genocide rates.

The staff of a East Bay Times of Oakland, California, won a violation news endowment for coverage of a “Ghost Ship” glow that killed 36 people during a room party, exposing a city’s disaster to take actions that competence have prevented a disaster.


While a Pulitzer rite highlighted a news media’s significance to democracy, it has been challenged by supposed feign news, that once referred to built stories meant to change a U.S. choosing though has turn a tenure used by Trump to boot significant stating that is critical. Trump has frequently excoriated a media and in Feb called it “the rivalry of a American people.”

Operating in a glisten of a 2016 presidential campaign, David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post took a inhabitant stating award. The judges pronounced he “created a indication for pure broadcasting in domestic debate coverage while casting doubt on Donald Trump’s assertions of munificence toward charities.”

Fahrenthold found that Trump’s free giving had not always matched his open statements. He also pennyless maybe a biggest dip of a campaign, divulgence Trump had been prisoner on videotape creation wanton remarks about women and bragging about kissing and grabbing them but their permission.

The Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan, a longtime Republican, took a explanation esteem for a array of vicious pieces about Trump during a genuine estate magnate’s successful run for a White House.

The New York Times staff won a ubiquitous stating esteem for articles on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s efforts to plan Russia’s energy abroad, a quite impending story given U.S. comprehension conclusions that Putin’s supervision actively attempted to change a U.S. choosing in Trump’s favor.

The Times suggested “techniques that enclosed assassination, online nuisance and a planting of damning justification on opponents,” a judges said.

Reuters was a finalist in a inhabitant stating and violation news photography categories. Photographer Jonathan Bachman was famous for his picture of a lady being incarcerated by military during a criticism in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

In inhabitant reporting, a Reuters group of Renee Dudley, Steve Stecklow, Alexandra Harney, Irene Jay Liu, Koh Gui Qing, James Pomfret and Ju-min Park was famous for their array “Cheat Sheet,” documenting how a business of college admissions and standardised contrast has been corrupted.

The 19-member Pulitzer house is done adult of past winners and other renowned reporters and academics. It chose a winners with a assistance of 102 jurors.

More than 2,500 entries were submitted this year, competing for 21 prizes. Seven of a awards commend fiction, drama, history, biographies, poetry, ubiquitous nonfiction and music.

Author Colson Whitehead won a novella endowment for “The Underground Railroad,” a work a judges pronounced “combines a assault of labour and a play of shun in a parable that speaks to contemporary America.”

The Pulitzers began in 1917 after a leave from journal publisher Joseph Pulitzer.

(Reporting by Daniel Trotta; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)


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