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Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger wins a Pulitzer

Monday, April 16, 2012

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced at noon Pacific time, with the New York Times claiming two image(for explanatory reporting and for international reporting) and the Philadelphia Inquirer winning the coveted public service award. You can view the complete list of winners. Notably, Eli Sanders of Seattle’s alt-weekly, The Stranger, won for feature writing. The Huffington Post claimed its first Pulitzer, via veteran military correspondent David Wood’s series on catastrophically wounded soldiers.

Also notably: After taking a pass on awarding a prize last year in the breaking news category, the Pulitzer committee took two passes this year: for editorial writing and, in the letters, drama and music division, for fiction.
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