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The 2014 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The Guardian US and The Washington Post take top honours for their coverage of the NSA leaks

By Emma Chong Johnston | Published: 15 Apr 2014

'14 Pulitzer Winners
Photo: The Pulitzer Prizes

The 2014 Pulitzer Prize winners have been announced for 2014, with The Guardian US and The Washington Post winning top honours, the Public Service award, for their coverage of the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities.

The Boston Globe staff took the Breaking News Reporting prize for their “exhaustive and empathetic coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings and the ensuing manhunt that enveloped the city”, while Jason Szep and Andrew RC Marshall of Reuters won the International Reporting prize for their reports on the persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya minority. Tyler Hicks of The New York Times won the Breaking News Photography prize for “his compelling pictures that showed skill and bravery in documenting the unfolding terrorist attack at Westgate mall in Kenya”.

In the Letters, Drama and Music section of the Prize, Donna Tartt won the Fiction prize for The Goldfinch and Annie Baker won the Drama prize for The Flick.
 


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