IN PHOTOS | Pulitzer Prizes 2018: Washington Post, New York Times, Kendrick Lamar and others bag honours

Published: 17th April 2018 01:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th April 2018 02:18 PM  

(L-R) Washington Post Publisher Fred Ryan, Executive Editor Marty Baron, and National Security Editor Peter Finn, applaud as investigative reporter Tom Hamburger speaks to the newsroom after The Washington Post wins two pulitzer prizes. The Post shared a Pulitzer with the New York Times for their coverage of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials, and won a second Pulitzer for uncovering the decades-old allegations of sexual harassment of teenagers against Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. (AP Photo)
Ryan Kelly of The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia won the Pulitzer for Breaking News Photography. He captured the moment a car struck several people protesting against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville on his last day of work for a Virginia newspaper. The Board called it 'a chilling image that reflected the photographer’s reflexes and concentration.' (AP Photo)
The 30-year-old Kendrick Lamar made history when he won the prize for music for 'DAMN.,' his raw and powerful Grammy-winning rap album, described by the Board as 'a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African-American life.' He will win $15,000. The win marked a sharp departure from the classical and jazz works the body have consistently favoured. (AP Photo)
Izzy Gould, right, Director of Content for Alabama Media Group, pops the cork of a bottle of champagne for John Archibald, left, a columnist for the Alabama Media Group after Archibald was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for commentary, for 'lyrical and courageous commentary' on Alabama's politics, particularly the special election between Roy Moore and Doug Jones, after the former's sexual misconduct allegations were brought to light. (AP Photo)
Nicole Carroll, center, Editor in Chief of USA Today, and Maribel Perez Wadsworth, right, President of USA Today Network and Publisher of USA Today, celebrate as The Arizona Republic with the USA TODAY Network were awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. They did in-depth reporting on President Trump's proposed wall along the US-Mexico border, using video, podcasts and virtual reality. (AP Photo)
Santa Rosa Press Democrat Executive Editor Catherine Barnett, right and reporter Randi Rossmann, left, celebrate after the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting was awarded to the staff of the newspaper for their coverage of the October wildfires in Sonoma County in California wine country using photography, video and social media platforms. (AP Photo)
This Nov. 5, 2017, photo provided by The Pulitzer Prizes, taken by Reuters photographer Adnan Abidi, was part of a group of photos on the plight of the Rohingya that won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography. In the photo, Mohammed Shoaib, 7, who was shot in his chest before crossing the border from Myanmar in August 2017, is held by his father outside a medical centre near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. (AP Photo)
Less, by Andrew Sean Greer won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction: A tale about the comic adventures of a middle-aged novelist, widely praised as poignant and funny and was ranked among the year's best by The Washington Post, which called it an 'elegantly' told story of a man who 'loses everything: his lover, his suitcase, his beard, his dignity. (AP Photo)
(L-R) The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, by Jack E. Davis won the Pulitzer Prize for History; Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Caroline Fraser won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016, by Frank Bidart won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry; Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, by James Forman Jr. won the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-fiction. (AP Photo)
Cost of Living, by Martyna Majok won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (a scene from the play). (AP Photo)
The staff of the Cincinnati Enquirer celebrate in their newsroom after learning the newspaper won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting for 'Seven Days of Heroin,' for a 7-day video and text narrative documenting greater Cincinnati's heroin epidemic. (AP Photo)
A cartoon by Jake Halpern and Michael Sloan of The New York Times that was part of a series that won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. The Pulitzer committee described the work as 'an emotionally powerful series, told in graphic narrative form, that chronicled the daily struggles of a real-life family of refugees and its fear of deportation.' (AP Photo)
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