Sig Gissler, the administrator of the pulitzer prizes, said this is "not unusual"—it's occurred 11 times before.
Under his direction, the Sun-Times won six pulitzer prizes and the Daily News one.
For the Times, which had won four pulitzer prizes in 2013, the Snowden slip-up was a bitter pill to swallow.
They have won three pulitzer prizes, including for its coverage of the resignation of scandal-plagued Gov. Jim McGreevey in 2005.
Jazz is now entrenched in high schools and colleges, and gets honored with pulitzer prizes and genius grants.
So is Abramson, and that could be one reason why the Times won eight pulitzer prizes during her brief and successful tenure.
A series of prizes awarded annually since 1917 for high achievement in American journalism, literature, drama, and music. They were endowed by the newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer.