The New York Times
The Pulitzer Committee honored The New York Times with the prestigious Public Service Award for its “premonitory and sweeping” coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic, in particular for filling “a data void that has helped local governments, health care providers, businesses and individuals to be better prepared and protected.Read the coverage here.
Finalists ProPublica; The Louisville Courier-Journal, Ky.
Minneapolis Star Tribune Staff
The Star Tribune won the award for its “authoritative and nuanced” coverage of the murder of George Floyd.
Finalists Courier-Journal staff, Louisville, Ky .; Helen Branswell, Andrew Joseph and the late Sharon Begley of STAT, Boston
Matt Rocheleau, Vernal Coleman, Laura Crimaldi, Evan Allen and Brendan McCarthy of the Boston Globe
The Boston Globe won the Investigative Reporting Award for its extensive coverage of dangerous truck drivers and state governments’ failure to keep them from driving.
Finalists Dake Kang and Associated Press staff; Margie Mason and Robin McDowell of The Associated Press
Andrew Chung, Lawrence Hurley, Andrea Januta, Jaimi Dowdell and Jackie Botts of Reuters; Ed Yong from Atlantic
The Pulitzer Committee honored a team of Reuters journalists for their coverage of obscure legal doctrine that “protects police who use excessive force from prosecution.” Atlantic science journalist Ed Yong won the award for his coverage of the pandemic.
Finalists Megha Rajagopalan, Alison Killing and Christo Buschek of BuzzFeed News
Kathleen McGrory and Neil Bedi of the Tampa Bay Times
The committee acknowledged the presentation of a powerful Florida sheriff, Chris Nocco, who harassed residents and used private child protection records and school grades to profile school children as potential criminals, effectively terrorizing them. members of his community.
Finalists Jack Dolan and Brittny Mejia of the Los Angeles Times; Staff of The Post and Courier of Charleston, SC
Staff of the Marshall Project, AL.com of Birmingham, Alabama, IndyStar of Indianapolis and the Invisible Institute of Chicago
A year-long investigation has uncovered a worrying series of attacks by K-9 police units across the country, including incidents in which innocent civilians were injured or, in at least one case, killed.
Finalists New York Times staff; Wall Street Journal Staff
Megha Rajagopalan, Alison Killing and Christo Buschek of BuzzFeed News
Finalists BuzzFeed News and the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists; New York Times staff; Wall Street Journal Staff
Nadja Drost of California Sunday Magazine; Mitchell S. Jackson of Runner’s World
Finalists Greg Jaffe of the Washington Post
Michael Paul Williams of the Richmond Times Dispatch in Virginia
Finalists Roy S. Johnson of the Alabama Media Group; Melinda Henneberger of The Kansas City Star
Wesley Morris of the New York Times
Finalists Mark Swed of the Los Angeles Times; Craig Jenkins of New York Magazine
Robert Greene of the Los Angeles Times
Finalists Lee Hockstader of the Washington Post; Alan Wirzbicki and Rachelle G. Cohen of the Boston Globe
Daily business briefing
EDITORIAL COMIC STRIP
Finalists Ken Fisher, drawing as Ruben Bolling, for “Tom the Dancing Bug”, Andrews McMeel Syndicate; Lalo Alcaraz of the Andrews McMeel union; Marty Two Bulls Sr.
Associated Press Photographic Staff
Finalists Hassan Ammar, Hussein Malla and Felipe Dana of the Associated Press; Joshua Irwandi, Freelance Photographer for National Geographic
Emilio Morenatti of the Associated Press
Finalists Getty Images staff; Tyler Hicks of the New York Times
Lisa Hagen, Chris Haxel, Graham Smith and Robert Little of National Public Radio
Finalists Staff of the National Public Radio; Staff of the Invisible Institute of Chicago, The Intercept and Topic Studios
“The night watchman”, by Louise Erdrich
Finalists “A register of my passage on earth”, by Daniel Mason; “Telephone”, by Percival Everett
“Franchise: the arches of gold in black America”, by Marcia Chatelain
Finalists “The deviant war: homosexuals against the United States of America”, by Eric Cervini; “The Three-Way War: Union, Confederation and Indigenous Peoples in the Struggle for the West”, by Megan Kate Nelson
“The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X”, by the late Les Payne and Tamara Payne
Finalists “Red Comet: The Short Life and Flamboyant Art of Sylvia Plath,” by Heather Clark; “Stranger in the City of the Shogun: A Japanese Woman and Her World”, by Amy Stanley
“Postcolonial Love Poem”, by Natalie Diaz
Finalists “A Treatise on the Stars”, by Mei-mei Berssenbrugge; “In the delays of the world”, by Carolyn Forché
“The Wilmington Lie: The Deadly 1898 Coup and the Rise of White Supremacy,” by David Zucchino
Finalists “Minor Sentiments: An American Calculation of Asian Origin,” by Cathy Park Hong; “Yellow bird: petroleum, murder and the search for justice by a woman in Indian country”, by Sierra Crane Murdoch
Katori Hall’s “King of the Hot Wing”
Finalists “Circle Jerk” by Michael Breslin and Patrick Foley; Zora Howard’s “Stew”
“La stride” by Tania León
Finalists “Place” by Ted Hearne; “Data Lords” by Maria Schneider