The Pulitzer Prize Board honored Ukrainian journalists on Monday for his or her “braveness, endurance and dedication to truthful” protection of Russia’s invasion of their nation.
The board awarded a “particular quotation” to the journalists of Ukraine as New York’s Columbia College introduced the 2022 winners of the distinguished awards.
“The Pulitzer Prize board is happy to award a particular quotation to the journalists of Ukraine for his or her braveness, endurance and dedication to truthful reporting throughout Vladimir Putin’s ruthless invasion of their nation and his propaganda warfare in Russia,” stated prize administrator Marjorie Miller, saying the accolade.
“Regardless of bombardment abductions, occupation and even deaths of their ranks, they’ve persevered of their effort to supply an correct image of a horrible actuality, doing honor to Ukraine and to journalists world wide,” she added.
No less than seven journalists, together with three from Ukraine, have been killed since Russia launched a full-scale invasion of its neighbor on February 24, in response to the Committee to Defend Journalists.
The New York Occasions scooped up probably the most information Pulitzers with three.
The newspaper gained the worldwide reporting class for exposing the huge civilian toll of US-led airstrikes throughout the Center East, together with in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.
It additionally took the award for nationwide reporting for its investigation into lethal police site visitors stops round the US.
Salamishah Tillet, a contributing critic at massive for the Occasions, gained the criticism class for her writing on race in arts and tradition.
The Washington Submit gained the general public service class for its “compellingly informed and vividly introduced account” of the storming of the US Capitol by ex-president Donald Trump’s supporters on January 6, 2021.
5 Getty photographers gained the breaking information images class for his or her “complete and constantly riveting pictures” of the assault.
They shared the prize with Marcus Yam of the Los Angeles Occasions, who was honored for his photos of the US departure from Afghanistan final summer season.
4 Reuters photographers, together with Danish Siddiqui, who was killed protecting preventing between Afghan safety forces and the Taliban in July, gained the characteristic images class for documenting India’s battle with Covid-19.
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