Kendrick Lamar Makes History, Wins Pulitzer Prize For Music For "DAMN"

The New York Times and The New Yorker were awarded one of America's most prestigious prizes on Monday for reporting that put the the #MeToo movement in the national spotlight

The New York Times and The New Yorker were awarded one of America's most prestigious prizes on Monday for reporting that put the the #MeToo movement in the national spotlight

The Times and The Washington Post took the award in the national reporting category for their coverage of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials.

The Press Democrat of Santa Rosa, California, won the breaking news award for coverage of the wildfires that swept through California's wine country last fall.

The Washington Post won the Pulitzer in the investigative category for relentless reporting that influenced the outcome of the 2017 Senate race in Alabama, revealing Republican candidate Roy Moore's alleged past sexual harassment of teenage girls.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar has won the Pulitzer Prize for music, becoming the first non-classical or jazz artist to collect the award.

More on this year's winners can be found here.

"Their work is real news of the highest order, executed nobly, as journalism was always intended, without fear or favor", she said. The president has branded the investigation a "witch hunt". Carroll was Editor in Chief of the Arizona Republic during coverage of The Wall.

Weinstein's wife left him and police opened criminal investigations in London, Los Angeles and NY. The movie producer's attorneys have said he denies any non-consensual sexual contact with anyone. And the #MeToo hashtag quickly became rallying cry for people to speak out about their own experiences of sexual harassment and assault.

"This moment gets called a reckoning, but we just started telling the truth about old abuses of power", Farrow tweeted Monday. There are 14 categories for reporting, photography, criticism and commentary. The project used virtual reality, aerial video, 360-degree video, documentary video, photos, podcasts and interactive maps - as well as more than a dozen stories - to examine and explain President Trump's complicated border wall proposal that spans 2,000 miles.

Andrew Sean Greer's "Less" has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction.

A photographer in Charlottesville, Virginia, has won a Pulitzer for capturing the moment a vehicle struck several people protesting against a white nationalist rally.

One woman, Heather Heyer, died and 19 people were injured.

Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, a freelance writer for GQ magazine, took the feature writing award for a profile of Dylann Roof, the avowed white supremacist convicted of killing nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina.

John Archibald of the Alabama Media Group was awarded journalism's highest honor for commentary on Monday.

New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey detailed almost three decades of reports of women accusing Oscar-winning movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment and numerous settlements.

The first journalism prizes were awarded in 1917, including one to the New York Tribune for an editorial on the first anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania.

Today's the day! The 2018 Pulitzer Prize Winners and Nominated Finalists will be announced later today- April 10 at 3pm by Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy. It was the 102nd year of the prizes; newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer, who died in 1911, left money for the establishment of Columbia University School of Journalism and prizes in journalism, literature and the arts. The victor receives a $15,000 prize.

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.