Pulitzer Prize

U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition

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The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of American (Hungarian-born) Joseph Pulitzer who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher, and is administered by Columbia University in New York City. Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories. In twenty of the categories, each winner receives a certificate and a US$15,000 cash award. The winner in the public service category of the journalism competition is awarded a gold medal.

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Author Colson Whitehead won a Pulitzer Prize in 2017 for his novel β€œThe Underground Railroad” which reimagined the railroad as an actual train transporting..
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This week's edition of "Sunday Morning," hosted by Jane Pauley, features Time magazine editor-at-large Jeffrey Kluger's report on the 50th anniversary of the..
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Author Colson Whitehead won a Pulitzer Prize for his bestselling 2016 novel "The Underground Railroad." He talks with Lee Cowan about his latest novel, "The..
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In his latest novel, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Underground Railroad" recounts stories from a notorious boys' reform school where many went..
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