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New York Times, East Coast Daily Newspapers Dominate 2013 Pulitzer Prize List

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English: The New York Times building in New York, NY across from the Port Authority. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

East coast daily newspapers dominate 2013 Pulitzer Prize list of winners.

East coast daily newspapers dominate 2013 Pulitzer Prize list of winners.

By Brian Hews

The 2013 Pulitzer Prize Awards have been announced and all of the recipients are from major daily newspaper located east of the Rocky Mountains.

No community or weekly newspapers were honored this year.

The New York Times was the big winner dominating four different categories.

Los Cerritos Community Newspaper, a small community newspaper based in South East Los Angeles County competed in the categories of Public Service and Investigative Series for its  groundbreaking coverage into the corruption inside the Los Angeles County Assessor‘s Office.

Below is the official list of winners.

2013 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Journalism:

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The Pulitzer Prize gold medal award (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

PUBLIC SERVICE – Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, FL

BREAKING NEWS REPORTING – The Denver Post Staff

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTINGDavid Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab of The New York Times

EXPLANATORY REPORTING – The New York Times Staff

LOCAL REPORTING – Brad Schrade, Jeremy Olson and Glenn Howatt of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis

NATIONAL REPORTING – Lisa Song, Elizabeth McGowan and David Hasemyer of InsideClimate News, Brooklyn, NY

INTERNATIONAL REPORTING – David Barboza of The New York Times

FEATURE WRITING – John Branch of The New York Times

COMMENTARY – Bret Stephens of The Wall Street Journal

CRITICISM – Philip Kennicott of The Washington Post

EDITORIAL WRITING – Tim Nickens and Daniel Ruth of the Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, FL

EDITORIAL CARTOONING – Steve Sack of the Star Tribune, Minneapolis

BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY – Rodrigo Abd, Manu Brabo, Narciso Contreras, Khalil Hamra and Muhammed Muheisen of the Associated Press

FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY – Javier Manzano, free-lance photographer, Agence France-Presse

Letters, Drama and Music

FICTION – “The Orphan Master’s Son” by Adam Johnson

DRAMA – “Disgraced” by Ayad Akhtar

HISTORY – “Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam” by Fredrik Logevall (Random House),

BIOGRAPHY – “The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo” by Tom Reiss (Crown)

POETRY – “Stag’s Leap” by Sharon Olds

GENERAL NONFICTION – “Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America” by Gilbert King (Harper)

MUSIC – “Partita for 8 Voices” by Caroline Shaw, recording released on October 30, 2012 (New Amsterdam Records)

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