The winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for photography have been announced, which illustrate violence in two locations on opposite sides of the world.
The award for breaking news photography went to freelancer Daniel Berehulak, whose work published in The New York Times showed the violence in the Philippines during a government crackdown on drug dealers and users.
.@berehulak has won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news photography. Photos of the war on drugs in the Philippines: https://t.co/8SfPwMPu2B pic.twitter.com/mvTx5GCY9i
— The New York Times (@nytimes) April 10, 2017
The other finalists include the AP Photography Staff and freelancer Jonathan Bachman.
The Chicago Tribune’s E. Jason Wambsgans won the award for feature photography. His photos document the story of a 10-year-old boy and his mother as they try to recover from the child’s shooting in Chicago.
Chicago Tribune photographer wins Pulitzer Prize https://t.co/43nwKHAgPf pic.twitter.com/vBpobvEKlH
— ChicagoBreaking (@ChicagoBreaking) April 10, 2017
The other contenders in this category were Katie Falkenberg of the LA Times and Jake May of The Flint Journal.
Each prize winner receives a $ 15,000 prize as well as the famous Pulitzer medal.
Via: The Pulitzer Prizes
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