Who Won Pulitzer Prizes in 2008?

Pulitzer PrizeApr 7, 2008

Every year since 1917 Pulitzer Prizes are awarded in journalism, letters, drama, and music. Winners receive a $10,000 cash award and a certificate.



Who Won a Pulitzer Prize In 2008?

Breaking News Photography
Adrees Latif (Japanese person fatally wounded in Myanmar)
Breaking News Reporting
Washington Post (Coverage of the deadly shooting rampage at Virginia Tech)
Commentary
Steven Pearlstein (Columns exploring nation's complicated economic ills)
Criticism
Mark Feeney (Visual arts critisism - film photography and painting)
Editorial Cartooning
Michael Ramirez
Editorial Writing
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Explanatory Reporting
Amy Harmon (Examination of ethical issues accompanying DNA testing)
Feature Photography
Preston Gannaway (Family coping with a parent's terminal illness)
Feature Writing
Gene Weingarten (Story on a world-class violinist playing in a subway station)
International Reporting
Steve Fainaru (Series on private security firms operating in Iraq)
Investigative Reporting
Walt Bogdanich (Stories on toxic ingredients in Chinese imports)
and Jake Hooker
Investigative Reporting
Chicago Tribune (Exposure of faulty regulation of products for children)
Local Reporting
David Umhoefer (Stories on skirting of tax laws to pad pensions of county employees)
National Reporting
Jo Becker (Exploration of Dick Cheney and his powerful influence on national policy)
and Barton Gellman
Public Service
Washington Post (Exposing mistreatment of wounded vets at Walter Reed hospital)
Biography
John Matteson (Eden's Outcasts)
Drama
Tracy Letts (August: Osage County)
Fiction
Junot Diaz (The Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao)
General Non-Fiction
Saul Friedlander (The Years Of Extermination)
History
Daniel Walker Howe (What Hath God Wrought)
Music
David Lang (The Little Match Girl Passion)
Poetry
Robert Hass (Time And Materials)
Poetry
Philip Schultz (Failure)
Special Citation
Bob Dylan (Impact on popular music and culture with lyrical and poetic power)
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