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2014 Pulitzer winners in journalism and arts

2014 winners


. Public Service: The Guardian US and the Washington Post for the revelation of widespread secret surveillance by the National Security Agency.

. Breaking News Reporting: The Boston Globe staff for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings and the ensuing manhunt.

. Investigative Reporting: Chris Hamby of The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C., on how some lawyers and doctors rigged a system to deny benefits to coal miners stricken with black lung disease, resulting in remedial legislative efforts.

. Explanatory Reporting: Eli Saslow of the Washington Post, on the prevalence of food stamps in post-recession America.

. Local Reporting: Will Hobson and Michael LaForgia of the Tampa Bay Times for their investigation into the squalid conditions that marked housing for Hillsborough County's homeless population, leading to swift reforms.

. National Reporting: David Philipps of the Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo., for expanding the examination of how wounded combat veterans are mistreated, stirring congressional action.

. International Reporting: Jason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall of Reuters, on the violent persecution of the Rohingya, a Muslim minority in Myanmar.

. Feature Writing: No award.

. Commentary: Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press for his columns on the financial crisis facing his hometown.

. Criticism: Inga Saffron of the Philadelphia Inquirer for her criticism of architecture.

. Editorial Writing: Editorial staff of the Oregonian, Portland, for its lucid editorials that explain the urgent but complex issue of rising pension costs.

. Editorial Cartooning: Kevin Siers of the Charlotte Observer.

. Breaking News Photography: Tyler Hicks of the New York Times for his photos of the unfolding terrorist attack at Westgate mall in Kenya.

. Feature Photography: Josh Haner of the New York Times for his moving essay on a Boston Marathon bomb blast victim.


. Fiction: The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.

. Drama: The Flick by Annie Baker.

. History: The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor.

. Biography or Autobiography: Margaret Fuller: A New American Life by Megan Marshall.

. Poetry: 3 Sections by Vijay Seshadri.

. General Nonfiction: Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation by Dan Fagin.

. Music: Become Ocean by John Luther Adams, premiered June 20, 2013, by the Seattle Symphony.

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