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Pulitzer Prize: Presenting the winners

Pulitzer Prize: Presenting the winners Pulitzer Prize: Presenting the winners
Galeno Paniagua | 21 Abril, 2017, 19:55

East Bay Times in Oakland, California, for coverage of the "Ghost Ship" fire, which killed 36 people at a warehouse party. The Sentinel and the Dallas Morning News were both named finalists in the same category as the Times.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail won the investigative reporting award for coverage of opioids in West Virginia.

The Pulitzer jury cited Reilly, 31, for his "far-reaching investigation that used two ambitious data-gathering efforts to turn up 9,000 teachers across the nation who should have been flagged for past disciplinary offenses but were not".

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy and the Miami Herald won the explanatory award for an investigative series on the Panama Papers, exposing the global extent of offshore tax havens.

It was after Fahrenthold's reportage that the New York Attorney General opened an inquiry into the Trump Foundation fundraising practices.

The Salt Lake Tribune staffers secured their Pulitzer for the fearless string of articles that revealed Brigham Young University's systematic disregard and abusive treatment of sexual assault victims.

Michigan State player charged with criminal sexual conduct
He is the fourth Michigan State football player suspended amid sexual assault allegations this year. Was arrested Jan 2016 on misdemeanor battery charge from Oct '15 incident at HS in Fort Wayne.

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold has won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for his work revealing specific details regarding Donald Trump's philanthropy that even included uncovering the "Access Hollywood" footage in which Trump made crude comments about women to Billy Bush.

The victor was announced Tuesday on the Pulitzer Prize website and Twitter account.

The paper went on to win as a team in the worldwide reporting category, while writer C.J. Chivers scooped one for feature writing.

Harvard graduate Mr Fahrenthold was honoured in the category of National Reporting, having spent 16 years at the Post.

The Pulitzers are the most prestigious honors in American journalism and have been awarded every year since 1917.

Hilton Als, a theater critic for The New Yorker, won the prize for criticism, with judges praising how he strove to connect theater to the real world, "shifting landscape of gender, sexuality and race". Globe writer Ty Burr was a finalist for the prize in criticism. Co-owner Art Cullen won the editorial writing award for challenging powerful corporate agricultural interests in the state. She is also a member of The Inquirer's editorial board. The award in editorial cartooning went to Jim Morin of The Miami Herald.

CWU Scientist to Speak at Seattle March for Science April 22
The organizers are encouraging scientists to wear their work clothes-scrubs, lab coats, field gear, safety glasses, etc. On Twitter , Caroline Weinberg and other researchers expressed their concerns about the attacks against the sciences.

There were a total of 21 categories in journalism, arts and letters.

Freelance photographer Daniel Berehulak won the Pulitzer for breaking news photography for images published in "The New York Times" showing about the Philippines's war on drugs.

They also come in the face of a combative stance from President Trump, who has called the news media "the enemy of the American people".

Also nominated as finalists: Jake May of The Flint Journal in MI for photographs from Flint's contaminated-water crisis; and Katie Falkenberg of the Los Angeles Times for a photo essay from the front lines of Brazil's war on Zika.

"The Underground Railroad", by Colson Whitehead.

Wilshere setback no deal breaker, insists Wenger
Even if they win the Cup, failure to qualify for the Champions League qualification would taint any Wembley celebrations. Wenger said the FA Cup semi-final was an important game but the result would have no impact on his decision.

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