The prestigious award in the field of journalism has been awarded since 1917.
In the United States, the winners of the Pulitzer Prize are named. Reuters and the Associated Press, the Atlantic magazine, and the New York Times were awarded the prestigious journalism award for their coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Journalists from the Associated Press and Reuters, as well as the Los Angeles Times and the Minneapolis Star Tribune, received awards for their coverage of issues related to racial inequality in the United States, which received special attention amid protests over police brutality against George Floyd. The prize was awarded, in particular, to the work of Reuters journalists on victims of police violence who failed to achieve justice in the courts.
The Boston Globe newspaper was awarded for reporting on the refusal of the leadership of a number of states to disclose information about truck drivers who pose a danger on the roads but are not banned from driving in violation of the law.
BuzzFeed was awarded the prize for its investigation of the infrastructure created by the Chinese authorities to carry out a crackdown on Uighurs. The Pulitzer Prize is awarded by Columbia University and is considered one of the world’s most prestigious awards in the field of journalism.