The Times And The New Yorker Share The Pulitzer Prize For Public Service

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Mr. Saltz, an impish and catholic critic, often analyzes the crossroads of art and politics, particularly the cultural vectors of Mr. Trump’s America. His prize was one of several top awards that went to magazines, which became eligible for all Pulitzer categories only in 2016.

GQ won this year’s feature writing prize for a searing profile by Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah of Dylann Roof, the white supremacist who killed nine African-American churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., in 2015. Mr. Farrow’s reporting on Mr. Weinstein in The New Yorker revealed, in part, the sophisticated network of lawyers and private eyes that the producer deployed to shield his behavior from public view.

The Times received three awards in all, including the prize for editorial cartooning — a first for the paper — for a series that chronicled a Syrian refugee family’s entry into the United States. The public service prize was the sixth time The Times has received the prestigious award in the more than century-long history of the Pulitzers.

The staff of The Cincinnati Enquirer won the prize for local reporting for its coverage of families ravaged by heroin addiction. Reuters won the international reporting prize for covering brutal killings ordered by President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines.

Photography prizes went to Reuters, for images of the violence in Myanmar, and to Ryan Kelly of The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Va., who captured an image of a car plowing into a group of protesters at a rally that led to a national outcry over white supremacism.

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In the artistic categories, the award for fiction went to “Less,” by Andrew Sean Greer, a globe-trotting chronicle of an aging novelist confronting middle age, career disappointments and travails in love.

“Cost of Living,” an Off Broadway play by Martyna Majok, won the prize for drama. “I am shaking,” Ms. Majok, 33, a Polish immigrant who saw her first theater show at 17 after winning $45 from playing pool, said in an interview. “I am overcome and overwhelmed. When I got the news, I didn’t believe it for a solid 10 minutes.”

The nonfiction prize went to “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America,” a book by James Forman Jr. that traced the history of contemporary criminal justice. A life of the author Laura Ingalls Wilder, “Prairie Fires,” by Caroline Fraser, was named the prizewinner for biography.

Source : https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/16/business/media/pulitzer-prizes.html