This year’s winners of the Pulitzer Prize were officially announced Monday. The Washington Post and the Guardian were among the winners in public service for their role in revealing the massive U.S. government surveillance effort.
The stories are based on thousands of documents handed over by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
The Boston Globe has also been awarded a Pulitzer Prize in breaking news while The New York Times has won two Pulitzers in photography categories.
You can see the full list of Pulitzer Prize winners below:
- Public Service: The Guardian US and The Washington Post
- Breaking News Reporting: The Boston Globe staff
- Investigative Reporting: Chris Hamby of The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.
- Explanatory Reporting: Eli Saslow of The Washington Post
- Local Reporting: Will Hobson and Michael LaForgia of the Tampa Bay Times
- National Reporting: David Philipps of The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo.
- International Reporting: Jason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall of Reuters
- Feature Writing: No award
- Commentary: Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press
- Criticism: Inga Saffron of The Philadelphia Inquirer
- Editorial Writing: Editorial staff of The Oregonian, Portland
- Editorial Cartooning: Kevin Siers of The Charlotte Observer
- Breaking News Photography: Tyler Hicks of The New York Times
- Feature Photography: Josh Haner of The New York Times
LETTERS AND DRAMA
- Fiction: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown)
- Drama: The Flick by Annie Baker
- History: The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor (W.W. Norton)
- Biography: Margaret Fuller: A New American Life by Megan Marshall (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
- Poetry: 3 Sections by Vijay Seshadri (Graywolf Press)
- General Nonfiction: Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation by Dan Fagin (Bantam Books)
- “Become Ocean” by John Luther Adams, premiered on June 20, 2013, by the Seattle Symphony (Taiga Press/Theodore Front Musical Literature)