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Indian Photojournalists Won Pulitzer Prize

  • 06 May 2020
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Recently, five Indian photojournalists won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography.

Key Points

  • Pulitzer Prize is awarded for outstanding public service and achievement in American journalism, letters, and music.
  • It is awarded in the name of Joseph Pulitzer, a newspaper publisher who gave money in his will to Columbia University to launch a journalism school and establish the Prize.
  • It was established in 1917 and is administered by Columbia University and Pulitzer Prize Board.
  • Each winner receives a certificate and a US$15,000 cash award. The winner in the public service category is awarded a gold medal.

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