Wednesday, April 20, 2016

100th Pulitzer prizes announced

Poynter reporting:
The AP won the gold medal in public service for its investigation series entitled "Seafood from Slaves" about the Southeast Asian fishing industry. The series helped secure the freedom for more than 2,000 slaves. It is the 52nd Pulitzer won by the AP.The Washington Post was recognized for its enterprise work on police shootings in the United States. The Post won the Pulitzer for "Fatal Force," a project that detailed the number of deadly police shootings throughout the country last year."Fatal Force" created a database detailing the 990 people who were shot dead by police in 2015.

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