Pulitzer Prize 2022: Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo, Amit Dave and Late Danish Siddiqui From India Win The Awards

AWARDS AND SPORTS

Pulitzer Prize 2022 was announced in the fields of journalism, book, drama, and accompaniment. The winners of this Pulitzer Prize 2022 award under the ‘Feature Photography’ category are Indian journalists Adnan Abidi, Sana Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave for their images of the Covid toll in India.

Late Danish Siddiqui of Reuters has been given this award posthumously. He was killed during the conflict between the Taliban and the Afghan army. The journalists from Ukraine were also recognized with a 2022 Pulitzer Prize special citation.

A few important categories and the respective winners of the Pulitzer Prize 2022 are as follows;

Public Service - The Washington Post for covering the assault on Capitol last year.
  • Breaking News Reporting - The Staff of the Miami Herald.
  • Investigative Reporting - Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington, and Eli Murray of the Tampa Bay Times.
  • National Reporting - The Staff of the New York Times.
  • Feature Writing - Jennifer Senior of The Atlantic.
  • Editorial Writing - Lisa Falkenberg, Michael Lindenberger, Joe Holley and Luis Carrasco of The Houston Chronicle.
  • Fiction - The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family.
  • Drama - Fat Ham.
  • Biography - Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of Jim Crow South.
  • Poetry - Frank: sonnets.
  • Music - Voiceless Mass.

Pulitzer Prize was established in 1917, and is an award for achievements in magazines, newspapers, online journalism, musical composition, and literature. The winners were selected under 21 categories. In 20 of the categories, each winner received a certificate and a US $15,000 cash award. The Pulitzer winner in the Public Service Category was awarded a Gold Medal.

 

   Important points for the exam:

  • Pulitzer Prize 2022 was announced in the fields of journalism, book, drama, and accompaniment. 
  • The winners of this award under the ‘Feature Photography’ category are Indian journalists Adnan Abidi, Sana Irshad Mattoo, and Amit Dave for their images of the Covid toll in India.
  • Late Danish Siddiqui of Reuters has been given this award posthumously. 
  • The journalists from Ukraine were also recognized with a 2022 Pulitzer Prize special citation.
  • A few important categories and the respective winners of the Pulitzer Prize 2022 are as follows;
    • Public Service - The Washington Post for covering the assault on Capitol last year.
    • Breaking News Reporting - The Staff of the Miami Herald.
    • Fiction - The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family.
    • Drama - Fat Ham.
    • Biography - Chasing Me to My Grave: An Artist's Memoir of Jim Crow South.
    • Poetry - Frank: sonnets.
    • Music - Voiceless Mass.

   Facts to know: 

  • Pulitzer Prize was established in 1917.
  • It is an award for achievements in magazines, newspapers, online journalism, musical composition, and literature. 
  • It is presented by Columbia University.
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