Pulitzer Prizes: US newspaper Capital Gazette awarded for massacre coverage - News Summed Up

Pulitzer Prizes: US newspaper Capital Gazette awarded for massacre coverage


Capital Gazette staff members stayed silent and somberly exchanged hugs when the Maryland newspaper won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom. Capital Gazette staff members stayed silent and somberly exchanged hugs when the Maryland newspaper won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom. Capital Gazette editor Rick Hutzell said the paper had submitted entries in five categories, including a joint entry with The Baltimore Sun for breaking news. Although the Capital Gazette did not win in any of the five categories, the Pulitzer board awarded the citation with an extraordinary 100,000-dollar grant to further its journalism. Mr Hutzell said he thought the Pulitzer board handled its decision admirably.


Source: Irish Independent April 16, 2019 04:07 UTC



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