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fotografie de E. Jason Wambsgans (Pulitzer pentru Feature Photography)
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Universitatea Columbia din New York a anunțat câștigătorii Premiilor Pulitzer, la cea de-a 101-a ediție. Ne bucurăm să regăsim pe listă și o parte dintre investigațiile internaționale Panama Papers, proiect la care au colaborat și jurnaliștii români de la RISE Project (pe care i-am premiat și noi la Superscrieri în 2016 pentru seria de investigații din țara noastră).

Am compilat toate linkurile către materialele premiate, ca să le aveți ușor la îndemână pentru perioada următoare. Sperăm să vă inspire, mai ales din perspectiva faptului că jurnalismul de calitate merită susținut și încurajat.
Și să nu uităm să fim și noi mai atenți cu autorii noștri buni și la cum putem crește micile noastre Premii Superscrieri, la cea de-a VII-a ediție, la toamnă.

Citește și despre Jurnalismul lui Pulitzer – una dintre cele mai nobile meserii.

~ JOURNALISM ~ 

PUBLIC SERVICE

New York Daily News and ProPublica
”For uncovering, primarily through the work of reporter Sarah Ryley, widespread abuse of eviction rules by the police to oust hundreds of people, most of them poor minorities.”

February 4, 2016 – Kicked out for nothing

February 4, 2016 – Interactive: Barred from home

February 7, 2016 – Officials outraged after ‘shocking’ report of NYPD using obscure law to boot people from homes

March 24, 2016 – The fix is not in

April 21, 2016 – Stung & squeezed

May 1, 2016 – Booted in blunder

May 2, 2016 – Editorial: Be tough and be fair in NYPD nuisance abatement enforcement

October 11, 2016 – ‘It’s about what’s right’

October 12, 2016 – After de Blasio pledges ‘due process,’ NYPD continues to seek closures of homes and businesses without hearings

October 18, 2016 – Editorial: Police in their place: Council confronts cops on invasive nuisance abatement raids

October 18, 2016 – City Council moves to scale back NYPD’s use of nuisance law to close homes and businesses

November 2, 2016 – NYPD bends truth on nuisance law closures: Official says no cases based only on confidential informants, but docs say otherwise

BREAKING NEWS REPORTING

Staff of East Bay Times, Oakland, CA
”For relentless coverage of the “Ghost Ship” fire, which killed 36 people at a warehouse party, and for reporting after the tragedy that exposed the city’s failure to take actions that might have prevented it.”

December 2, 2016 – Timeline

December 3, 2016 – 9 dead, many missing after warehouse fire

December 3, 2016 – Officials had tried to inspect warehouse but couldn’t get in

December 3, 2016 – Relatives search for hope on social media, at aid center

December 4, 2016 – Toll soars to 33; DA launches probe

December 4, 2016 – Founder defied convention, said to be cavalier about safety

December 4, 2016 – Oakland artists fear crackdown after deadly fire

December 5, 2016 – Authorities missed signs of looming disaster at Ghost Ship

December 10, 2016 – The last hours of the Ghost Ship

December 10, 2016 – Interactive: Remembering the Ghost Ship fire victims

INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

Eric Eyre of Charleston Gazette-Mail, Charleston, WV
”For courageous reporting, performed in the face of powerful opposition, to expose the flood of opioids flowing into depressed West Virginia counties with the highest overdose death rates in the country.”

December 17, 2016 – 780M pills, 1,728 deaths

December 18, 2016 – Pill rules not enforced

May 22, 2016 – Drug firms fueled ‘pill mills’ in rural W.Va.

EXPLANATORY REPORTING

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy and Miami Herald
”For the Panama Papers, a series of stories using a collaboration of more than 300 reporters on six continents to expose the hidden infrastructure and global scale of offshore tax havens. (Moved by the Board from the International Reporting category, where it was entered.)”

April 2, 2016 – Giant Leak of Offshore Financial Records Exposes Global Array of Crime and Corruption

April 2, 2016 – Panamanian Law Firm Is Gatekeeper To Vast Flow of Murky Offshore Secrets

April 9, 2016 – Did this Panama Papers housekeeper really direct a North Korean arms deal?

April 13, 2016 – Venezuelan convict at center of ‘suitcase scandal’ didn’t raise flags for Panama Papers firm

April 2, 2016 – All Putin’s Men: Secret Records Reveal Money Network Tied to Russian Leader

April 3, 2016 – Law Firm’s Files Include Dozens of Companies and People Blacklisted by U.S. Authorities

April 3, 2016 – Global Banks Team with Law Firms To Help the Wealthy Hide Assets

April 4, 2016 – Before he went on lam, Italian fugitive used Miami firms to set up offshore

July 24, 2016 – Secret Offshore Deals Deprive Africa of Billions in Natural Resource Dollars

December 18, 2016 – Panama’s Revolving Door Shows Global Challenge of Offshore Reform

LOCAL REPORTING

The Salt Lake Tribune Staff
”For a string of vivid reports revealing the perverse, punitive and cruel treatment given to sexual assault victims at Brigham Young University, one of Utah’s most powerful institutions.”

April 12, 2016 – BYU students say victims of sexual assault are targeted by Honor Code

April 14, 2016 – Prosecutor says rape case is threatened by BYU Honor Code investigation

April 25, 2016 – Sexual assault victims say abusers wield BYU’s Honor Code as a weapon

May 4, 2016 – How outdated Mormon teachings may be aiding and abetting ‘rape culture’

May 18, 2016 – BYU students who reported sex assaults say they faced presumption of guilt

June 2, 2016 – Sex-assault victims and experts agree: Seeing BYU as inherently safe is ‘naive’

August 15, 2016 – ‘You can’t talk to anybody about it’: BYU Honor Code leaves LGBT victims of sexual assault vulnerable and alone

October 25, 2016 – BYU announces Honor Code amnesty for sexual assault victims, other sweeping changes

July 23, 2016 – Four assaults were reported, but no charges were filed

November 18, 2016 – Former USU football player charged in two more rapes

NATIONAL REPORTING

David A. Fahrenthold of The Washington Post
”For persistent reporting that created a model for transparent journalism in political campaign coverage while casting doubt on Donald Trump’s assertions of generosity toward charities.”

October 29, 2016 – Little proof of Trump’s big giving

March 3, 2016 – Half of money Trump raised for vets reached charities

April 10, 2016 – Portrait of Trump as donor emerges

May 24, 2016 – Four months later, Trump says he gave to veterans

June 28, 2016 – Trump generous with his promises to charity

August 18, 2016 – On TV, Trump pledged money ‘out of my wallet’

September 10, 2016 – Trump’s charity runs on few of his own dollars

September 20, 2016 – Trump used charity’s money to settle his legal disputes

October 3, 2016 – Trump charity ordered to stop raising money

October 7, 2016 – Trump: ‘I regret’ lewd chat in 2005

INTERNATIONAL REPORTING

The New York Times Staff
”For agenda-setting reporting on Vladimir Putin’s efforts to project Russia’s power abroad, revealing techniques that included assassination, online harassment and the planting of incriminating evidence on opponents.”

May 30, 2016 – Russia’s ‘Troll Army’ Retaliates Against an Effort to Expose It

August 20, 2016 – More Enemies of the Kremlin End Up Dead

August 28, 2016 – Russia’s Powerful Weapon To Hurt Rivals: Falsehoods

November 6, 2016 – With Interpol’s Help, Russia Pursues Its Domestic Enemies Abroad

December 13, 2016 – Hacking the Democrats: How Russia Honed Its Cyberpower and Trained It on an American Election

August 14, 2016 – Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Trump Aide

December 29, 2016 – How the Kremlin Recruited an Army of Specialists for Cyberwar

December 30, 2016 – How Russians Pay to Play in Other Countries

December 24, 2016 – Out to Inflame E.U., Russians Stir Up Fringe

August 31, 2016 – How Russia Often Benefits As Assange Reveals Secrets

FEATURE WRITING

J. Chivers of The New York Times
”For showing, through an artful accumulation of fact and detail, that a Marine’s postwar descent into violence reflected neither the actions of a simple criminal nor a stereotypical case of PTSD.”

December 27, 2016 – Fighter

COMMENTARY

Peggy Noonan of The Wall Street Journal
”For rising to the moment with beautifully rendered columns that connected readers to the shared virtues of Americans during one of the nation’s most divisive political campaigns.”

February 26, 2016 – Trump and the Rise of the Unprotected

March 4, 2016 – The Republican Party is Shattering

April 22, 2016 – That Moment When 2016 Hits You

May 6, 2016 – Trump Was a Spark, Not the Fire

August 26, 2016 – A Wounded Boy’s Silence, And the Candidates’

September 9, 2016 – Remembering a Hero, 15 Years After 9/11

September 23, 2016 – The Year of the Reticent Voter

October 21, 2016 – Imagine a Sane Donald Trump

November 25, 2016 – No More Business as Usual, Mr. Trump

December 30, 2016 – Shining a Light on ‘Back Row’ America

CRITICISM

Hilton Als of The New Yorker
”For bold and original reviews that strove to put stage dramas within a real-world cultural context, particularly the shifting landscape of gender, sexuality and race.”

March 13, 2016 – Betrothed: A marriage of cultures in “Familiar.”

February 28, 2016 – Bookworms: A stage adaptation of “2666.”

December 18, 2016 – Bullies: Pop psychology onstage in “Dear Evan Hansen.”

July 31, 2016 – Conversation Piece: The weight of words in “Oslo” and “Small Mouth Sounds.”

January 3, 2016 – Dreamgirls: John Doyle’s fresh and vital revival of “The Color Purple.”

May 8, 2016 – Legends: Recriminations and regrets in “Long Day’s Journey Into Night.”

March 20, 2016 – My Old Sweetheart: Revisiting the traumas of the past in “Blackbird.”

March 6, 2016 – The Night Crawlers: Down and out in Eugene O’Neill’s “Hughie.”

November 6, 2016 – Showoffs: Gay reflections on the stage

November 27, 2016 – Worked: Real and surreal black life onstage

EDITORIAL WRITING

Art Cullen of The Storm Lake Times, Storm Lake, IA
”For editorials fueled by tenacious reporting, impressive expertise and engaging writing that successfully challenged powerful corporate agricultural interests in Iowa.”

March 2, 2016 – BV is losing the public

March 10, 2016 – Wrong assumptions

March 17, 2016 – Unveiling the hidden truth

March 29, 2016 – Big, bold and dead

April 12, 2016 – Who pays the wizard?

April 26, 2016 – Settle, now

June 30, 2016 – They don’t know

September 15, 2016 – Farm Bureau county

August 29, 2016 – The way forward

November 17, 2016 – Leave sales taxes alone

EDITORIAL CARTOONING

Jim Morin of Miami Herald
”For editorial cartoons that delivered sharp perspectives through flawless artistry, biting prose and crisp wit.”

20 winning works

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BREAKING NEWS PHOTOGRAPHY

Daniel Berehulak, freelance photographer
”For powerful storytelling through images published in The New York Times showing the callous disregard for human life in the Philippines brought about by a government assault on drug dealers and users. (Moved into this category from Feature Photography by the nominating jury.)”

winning work
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FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Wambsgans of Chicago Tribune
For a superb portrayal of a 10-year-old boy and his mother striving to put the boy’s life back together after he survived a shooting in Chicago.

winning work
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~LETTERS, DRAMA & MUSIC~

FICTION >>> The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday)
”For a smart melding of realism and allegory that combines the violence of slavery and the drama of escape in a myth that speaks to contemporary America.”

DRAMA >>> Sweat, by Lynn Nottage
”For a nuanced yet powerful drama that reminds audiences of the stacked deck still facing workers searching for the American dream.”

HISTORY >>> Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, by Heather Ann Thompson (Pantheon)
”For a narrative history that sets high standards for scholarly judgment and tenacity of inquiry in seeking the truth about the 1971 Attica prison riots.”

BIOGRAPHY AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY >>> The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between, by Hisham Matar (Random House)
”For a first-person elegy for home and father that examines with controlled emotion the past and present of an embattled region.”

POETRY >>> Olio, by Tyehimba Jess (Wave Books)
”For a distinctive work that melds performance art with the deeper art of poetry to explore collective memory and challenge contemporary notions of race and identity.”

GENERAL NONFICTION >>> Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond (Crown)
”For a deeply researched exposé that showed how mass evictions after the 2008 economic crash were less a consequence than a cause of poverty.”

MUSIC >>> Angel’s Bone, by Du Yun
”Premiered on January 6, 2016, at the Prototype Festival, 3LD Arts and Technology Center, New York City, a bold operatic work that integrates vocal and instrumental elements and a wide range of styles into a harrowing allegory for human trafficking in the modern world. Libretto by Royce Vavrek.”

Abigail Fischer sings Mrs. X.E.’s Mirror Scene (Angel’s Bone):

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