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What is a Pulitzer?
Pulitzer is a short name for the Pulitzer Prize, one of the annual prizes awarded for excellence in journalism, photojournalism, fiction and nonfiction books, drama, poetry, and music. Along with writers and artists, some prizes are also awarded to news publications. They are primarily awarded to U.S. citizens and U.S.-based publications.
Winning a Pulitzer is widely considered one of the most prestigious honors in these fields, especially for U.S. journalism.
How is Pulitzer pronounced?
The correct pronunciation of Pulitzer is PULL-it-sur (not PYOOL-it-sur).
When is the Pulitzer awarded?
The 2021 Pulitzer Prize winners will be announced on June 11, 2021.
The Pulitzer Prizes are most commonly announced in late May.
More information and context on the Pulitzer
The Pulitzer Prizes were established through the 1904 will of Joseph Pulitzer, an influential Hungarian American journalist and publisher in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The prizes were first awarded in 1917.
Finalists and winners are chosen by the Pulitzer Prize Board and the announcement of the awards is administered by Columbia University. Judges on the prize committee include writers, editors, and publishers.
Though it is awarded in some of the same fields, the Nobel Prize is not affiliated with the Pulitzer Prize.
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How is the Pulitzer discussed in real life?
The Pulitzer Prize is commonly called the Pulitzer for short. It is considered a highly prestigious award, especially in the field of U.S. journalism.
When I read @nhannahjones commentary kicking off @nytimes 1619 Project – marking 400 years since the first enslaved African arrived on American shores – I thought it was one of the best things I’d ever read about slavery. Today she won a Pulitzer for it. https://t.co/vy8D55l1jj
— Ali Velshi (@AliVelshi) May 4, 2020
Backstory of the Phila. police official charged with assault for allegedly beating protestors: in 2014, he supervised officers so bad that @PhillyDailyNews won a Pulitzer for exposing them.
Bologna's still a supervisor, now one rank above captain.https://t.co/0KWUWB9qIH
— David Fahrenthold (@Fahrenthold) June 6, 2020
Make sure to read the amazing work of @mschwirtz @ddknyt @dionnesearcey and the rest of our international team who won the Pulitzer for their groundbreaking reporting on Russia's international reach. https://t.co/PalzNEeDtk
— Peter Baker (@peterbakernyt) May 5, 2020
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The Pulitzer is awarded only to journalists.
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After Greenberg received the Pulitzer he recalled telling others at the Commercial that he was fortunate to have a publisher who was also an editor.Edmond Freeman, newspaper publisher who shook up 1960s Arkansas, dies at 94|Tom Hamburger|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
The musical version of Fun Home was a Pulitzer finalist that same year and won five Tony Awards in 2015.Memoirist Alison Bechdel Is No Longer Trying to Outrun Death|Eliana Dockterman|May 3, 2021|Time
In 2016 ProPublica shared the Pulitzer gold medal for Public Service, the highest honor in American journalism, for a partnership with the New York Daily News.Richard Tofel to Retire as ProPublica President; Board Launches Search for Successor|ProPublica|February 17, 2021|ProPublica
While a deputy managing editor at the Las Vegas Sun, he oversaw that newsroom’s investigation of patient harm in Nevada hospitals, which was a Pulitzer finalist and won the Goldsmith Prize.ProPublica Announces Three New Editors for Local Initiatives|by ProPublica|December 9, 2020|ProPublica
Fred Logevall at Cornell won the Pulitzer Prize and is a diplomatic historian; he just started a book on Kennedy.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author has followed Frank Bascombe through four novels.Richard Ford’s Artful Survivalist Guide: The Return of Frank Bascombe|Tom LeClair|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jazz is now entrenched in high schools and colleges, and gets honored with Pulitzer Prizes and genius grants.
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will implied in an interview that Ebola may be airborne.George Will, Fox News, and the Beginning of an Ebola Conspiracy|Russell Saunders|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We had met at the funeral of Joseph Pulitzer, in whose employ we had served in the past.When Winter Comes to Main Street|Grant Martin Overton
Joseph Pulitzer, a poor emigrant, crawled in a cellar way in New York to sleep, and he dreamed of owning a great newspaper.Think|Col. Wm. C. Hunter
Then, one day, the World was sold to Mr. Pulitzer and all the staff resigned.The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I|Burton J. Hendrick
In 1883 Mr. Joseph Pulitzer bought the World and instituted a totally new system of newspaper conduct.
Mr. Pulitzer undertook to make a newspaper, not for the educated class, but for all sorts and conditions of men.