In the United States on may 4, has announced the winners of the Pulitzer prize, the pandemic coronavirus ceremony was held online. The list of winners published on the website of the award.
The Pulitzer prize is one of the most prestigious awards in the U.S. and the world in the field of journalism, literature, music and theatre. It is awarded annually since 1917.
Most awards – three, received the American newspaper The New York Times.
In particular, the publication won the award in the nomination “international reporting” for “a series of exciting stories, written with great risk and exposing the predation regime of Vladimir Putin”.
We are talking about eight different authors, which the newspaper published in March and December 2019. Among them materials about the murder of Ukrainian officer Ivan Mamchur in Exactly the order of FSB of the Russian Federation, the poisoning of businessman Hebrew hosted in Bulgaria, the Russian interests in the conflict in Libya and the Central African Republic, as well as about the shelling of civilian targets by Russian aviation in Syria.
Also, the publication has received awards for the investigation of Brian Rosenthal about the taxi industry in new York for an essay Nicole Hannah-Jones about racial inequality.
The main prize – “Service”– went to the journalists of the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica. During the year, they released a series of publications about the lack of police officers and sexual violence in Alaska.
Awards were also marked by the publication of the Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Reuters, Associated Press and others.
The Russian Embassy in the U.S. reacted to the award ceremony for the journalists of The New York Times. Work publications of the Russian diplomats called “perishable “creativity”.
“The organizing Committee takes on more responsibility, highlighting in this way the anti-Russian materials on the claims that are repeatedly refuted by not only the official Russian persons, but also life itself. If there is this alleged “big risk”, it is only for reputation. Consider this series of articles The New York Times about Russia as a great collection of undiluted Russophobic fabrications that can be studied as a guide to create false facts,” says in the published in Facebook on 5 may the statement of the Embassy.