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2019 Pulitzer Prize Honors Reporting on Gun Violence, Trump, Rohingya

HeadlineApr 16, 2019

And this year’s Pulitzer Prize recipients were announced Monday in New York City. Reporting on gun violence figured prominently with the South Florida Sun-Sentinel winning an award for its coverage of last year’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for its breaking news coverage of the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue. Reporters from the The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were recognized for their reporting on President Trump. Click here to see our interview with David Barstow of The New York Times on how Trump built his fortune through tax dodging and fraud. Jailed Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were also honored for “expertly exposing the military units and Buddhist villagers responsible for the systematic expulsion and murder of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar.” Reporters Aaron Glantz and Emmanuel Martinez were finalists for their exposé of racial discrimination in mortgage lending. Click here to see our interview with Aaron Glantz.

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