The winners for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize was announced Monday, April 18 with Los Angeles Times winning the top honors for Public Service. Their work recognized was that of their report on city officials in Bell, California who paid themselves extravagant packages. The LA Times also won for feature photography category.
Meanwhile, the New York Times also won two Pulitzer Prizes. One for their commentary on economics and the second, for their Russia 2010 report.
Moreover, for the first time in history, a Pulitzer Prize was given to an online news source. ProPublica’s article series entitled “The Wall Street Money Machine” won for them a national reporting recognition.
Furthermore, Washington Post photographer, Carol Guzy, became the first journalist to have four Pulitzer prizes. Guzy received an award for breaking news photography for her work with Nikki Kahn and Ricky Carioti on the Haiti earthquake aftermath.
To get a full list of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize Award winners, you can visit their official website here.