Pulitzer Administrator Dana Canedy announced the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes at Columbia University’s School of Journalism on Monday, April 15. (Photo: Pulitzer.org)
The Pittsburgh mass shooting at a synagogue and failings of law enforcement officials before and after the Parkland, Florida high school massacre were among the subjects that garnered newspapers the top prize in journalism Monday.
The Pittsburg Post-Gazette was awarded a Pulitzer for best Breaking News Reporting for its coverage of the mass shooting at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue that resulted in 11 deaths and thrust the community into grief. The South Florida Sun Sentinel was given the best Public Service Pulitzer award for exposing failings by school and law enforcement officials before and after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
The Pulitzer Prize winners for