The greatest attention is in the case of any Pulitzer award ceremony, the category of "Public service" awards. This year they went to the newspaper Sun-Sentinel of the U.S. state of Florida. The award was a response to the reporting after the massacre at the Parkland High School. The blade did fail at schools and in law enforcement before and after the attack in February 2018 uncovered in Parkland, said Dana Canedy on behalf of the Jury at the announcement of the Pulitzer prize winner on Monday. At the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland was shot and killed in February 2018, a 19-Year-old 14 young people and 3 adults.
The prestigious Pulitzer prizes are awarded annually in 21 categories, 14 of which are reserved for journalistic Work, including the categories of "comment", "Local reporting", "cartoon" and "editorial".
Three reporters of the New York Times won a Pulitzer in the category of "background reporting" for an 18 months long Research on the finances of U.S. President Donald Trump. The Wall Street Journal repeated "reporting in Germany" for the revelations that Trump was in the run-up to the US election in 2016 hush money to two women's figures. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette won for their "Current reporting" about the assassination attempt on a synagogue in Pittsburgh, with eleven dead last October.
journalists of the news Agency, Reuters won two Pulitzer prizes: In the category of "foreign reporting" for the journalistic processing of the brutal civil war in Yemen. The two of this Research involved young Reporter Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo currently detained in Myanmar. Before they could finish their article, they were taken in December 2017. The second Pulitzer for the Agency, in the category of "Current photo coverage" for the documentation of migrants at the US border given.
A man, a five-year - old child over a river in Mexico-one of the pictures of Adrees Latif, which were excellent.(photo: REUTERS)
The special prize of the on may 16, received on Monday. August, the late soul Queen Aretha Franklin. She was the first woman to win the Pulitzer special award. Their indelible contribution to American music and culture, will be honored by the Pulitzer Board said.
The Pulitzer prize is regarded as the most important journalistic award and is to a wide audience, a term - however, the prize is awarded only to the media, which also appear in the United States. 2017, for example, by the SZ, initiated Research on the Panama Papers could be awarded only by such a price, since the German journalists were part of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
editors ' note: an earlier Version of the article that the Pulitzer prize is only awarded to American journalists and the media. This is not right. We have corrected that.