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The newspaper The Los Angeles Times won two Pulitzer Prizes

18.04.2011 23:51
In New York on Monday, April 18, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. A list of winners is published on the official website of the event.

The winner of the most prestigious nomination "For the service of society", the winner of which gets a gold medal and became the newspaper The Los Angeles Times. The publication has earned the award for the article about corruption in a small California town of Bell, whose authorities have set themselves extremely high salaries. The publication led to a series of arrests and reform in the city.

In addition, The Los Angeles Times got award in the category "Pictures". Photographer Barbara Davidson received the award for a series of photographs of victims of gang wars on the streets of Los Angeles.

The New York Times won the award for international reporting "and" Comment ".

Pulitzer Prize is considered one of the most prestigious awards in journalism and literature in the United States. Award winners are determined by trustees of Columbia University in New York. Over the years, the Pulitzer Prize in their respective nominations received by William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, John Updike, Harper Lee, Robert Frost, Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller, and Bob Dylan.