Pulitzer Prizes - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pulitzer Prizes


New York Times leads the way at 2020 Pulitzers

May 05, 2020 - 8:02 AM

The Times collects 3 awards, including for Brian M. Rosenthal's investigative report into New York City's taxi industry that revealed predatory loans that took advantage of vulnerable drivers

THE TIMES. People walk past the New York Times building on July 27, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Aretha Franklin awarded special posthumous Pulitzer Prize

Apr 16, 2019 - 7:30 PM

The Queen of Soul is the first female performer to ever win the Pulitzer Prize's Special Citation award

New York Times, Wall Street Journal win Pulitzers for Trump probes

Apr 16, 2019 - 10:29 AM

The Pulitzer Prize is given to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal for their separate investigations regarding Donald Trump and his family

Q and A: Matt Carroll on 'Spotlight' the movie, future of data journalism

Nov 12, 2018 - 10:57 AM

Journalist and university professor Matt Carroll shares his thoughts on the importance of data journalism and Brian d'Arcy James' portrayal of him in the movie

Lessons from Pulitzer Prize winners

Nov 11, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Their insights inspired students and fellow journalists alike. Their hard work, struggles, and perseverance are worth emulating. They also made us think that if they can do it, so can we.

Q and A: Frederik Obermaier, behind and beyond the 'Panama Papers'

Nov 03, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Top investigative journalist Frederik Obermaier shares what life was before the biggest story of his career – and the value of whistleblowers

German journalist Frederik Obermaier co-author of the socalled "Panama Papers" investigation poses on April 7, 2016 in Munich, southern Germany, at his office at the German daily "Sueddeutsche Zeitung". - The Panama Papers are a massive leak of 11.5 million documents allegedly exposing the secret offshore dealings of aides to Russian president Vladimir Putin, world leaders and celebrities including Barcelona striker Lionel Messi. The vast stash of records was obtained from an anonymous source by German daily Sueddeutsche Zeitung and shared with media worldwide by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). (Photo by CHRISTOF STACHE / AFP)

Kendrick Lamar vows no complacency after Pulitzer

Jun 29, 2018 - 11:05 AM

'It took a long time for people to embrace us – people outside of our community, our culture – to see this not just as vocal lyrics, but to see that this is really pain, this is really hurt, this is really true stories of our lives on wax,' the rapper tells Vanity Fair

INDIO, CA - APRIL 13: Kendrick Lamar performs onstage with SZA during the 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Field on April 13, 2018 in Indio, California. Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Coachella/AFP

American literary giant Philip Roth dead at 85

May 23, 2018 - 11:45 AM

(UPDATED) Philip Roth's literary agent Andrew Wylie says the cause of death is congestive heart failure

Rappler Talk: Meet the Filipino Columbia University student who won a Pulitzer

Apr 28, 2018 - 8:30 AM

On Rappler Talk, 23-year-old Mariel Padilla talks to MovePH's Raisa Serafica about her Pulitzer award and the importance of local reporting. Bookmark this page.

FVR congratulates 'Mr Mogato' for Pulitzer Prize

Apr 22, 2018 - 10:09 AM

'This is, indeed, an outstanding achievement for any respected journalist – a reflection of the dedication, personal discipline, and hard work you put in your chosen vocation,' former president Fidel Ramos says in his congratulatory letter to veteran journalist Manny Mogato

FVR. Former president Fidel V Ramos lauds journalist Manny Mogato, whom he has known since he was defense chief. File photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

[OPINION | NEWSPOINT] ‘Tuloy ang laban!’

Apr 21, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Mogato is the last to be fooled. He knows that, along with his Reuters colleagues, he is a particular target for the particular crime of putting names and faces to some of those numbers and detailing the cold, sick, subhuman instincts with which Duterte's war has been prosecuted.

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Apr 17, 2018 - 1:35 PM

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In rap milestone, Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer for music

Apr 17, 2018 - 10:52 AM

The Pulitzer board describes 'DAMN.' as 'a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing the complexity of modern African American life'

PULITZER. In this file photo taken on January 28, 2018, Kendrick Lamar receives the Grammy for the Best Rap Album for 'DAMN.' during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards show in New York. Lamar was awarded the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music for 'DAMN.' Timothy Clary/AFP

Reuters journalists win Pulitzer for reporting on Philippine 'drug war'

Apr 17, 2018 - 8:51 AM

Clare Baldwin, Andrew R.C. Marshall, and Manuel Mogato win in the International Reporting category 'for relentless reporting that exposed the brutal killing campaign behind Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs'

WINNERS. Reuters' Clare Baldwin, Andrew R.C. Marshall, and Manuel Mogato win in the International Reporting category of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize. All photos from the 2018 Pulitzer Prize press kit

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Apr 11, 2017 - 12:18 PM

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An aerial view of a section of the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns, Australia, March 2017. Photo courtesy Ed Roberts/ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

2017 Pulitzer Prizes awarded for work on U.S. election, PH war on drugs

Apr 11, 2017 - 7:23 AM

The 101th edition of the awards comes with the US news media under assault from the White House

HIGHEST HONOR. The Pulitzer Prize medal. Image courtesy Pulitzer Prize

LA Times editor: Story proposals from PH 'an automatic yes'

Feb 07, 2017 - 10:50 PM

Pulitzer winning journalist Kim Murphy says they have never been as interested in the Philippines now as in the time of dictator Ferdinand Marcos

COVERING DUTERTE. LA Times assistant managing editor Kim Murphy (center) explains the huge American interest in President Rodrigo Duterte, in a discussion alongside LA Times managing editor Marc Duvoisin (right) and assistant editor Steve Padilla (left). Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Pulitzer-winner forsakes journalism to pay the rent

Apr 22, 2015 - 12:24 AM

A Pulitzer prize honoring his work as a journalist came a bit too late for Rob Kuznia who had to quit the profession because it didn t pay enough

AWARDS. Mike Pride, the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, announces the winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prizes at Columbia University in New York, New York, USA, 20 April 2015. Photo by Justin Lane / EPA

Washington Post, Guardian share Pulitzer for NSA coverage

Apr 15, 2014 - 7:37 AM

The Guardian and the Washington Post won the award for public service journalism handed out by the Pulitzer committee for sparking debate on secretive NSA programs

PULITZER. Anne Kornblut, editor for The Washington Post, left, applauds Barton Gellman, center, after Pulitzer Prizes were announced in Washington, DC, USA, 14 April 2014, with Executive Editor Marty Baron (R). The Washington Post's Eli Saslow won for explanatory writing and The Guardian US and The Washington Post (Barton Gellman) shared the honor for Public Service. Katherine Frey/The Washington Post/EPA

Sheila Coronel is new Columbia Journalism School academic dean

Jan 22, 2014 - 1:04 PM

Veteran journalist Sheila Coronel starts her tenure as the school s new dean of academic affairs on July 1

File photo from the Columbia Journalism School website

Pinoy films 'undocumented immigrant' story

Jun 22, 2013 - 7:50 PM

Filipino jounalist Jose Antonio Vargas film about undocumented Americans debuts in a US documentary festival

DOCUMENTED. Cesar Vargas, Jose Antonio Vargas, and Craig Newmark attend #UndocumentedNYC. Photo by Donald Bowers/Getty Images/AFP

Names of nominating jury for Pulitzer Prizes leaked

Feb 23, 2013 - 12:06 AM

Revealed are 44 names of journalists who will choose the finalists in the awards to be given on April 15

‘Undocumented American’ from PH on cover of Time

Jun 14, 2012 - 10:40 PM

Jose Antonio Vargas writes for Time Magazine about his story as an undocumented immigrant from the Philippines

Online news sites win Pulitzers

Apr 17, 2012 - 6:53 AM

The prestigious journalism awards highlight global issues and online reporting