How a Pulitzer-Winning Series Forced South Carolina to Face Its Domestic Violence Problem

by: Corey Hutchins | CJR

From the time its first installment was published, “Til Death Do Us Part,” a powerful series about domestic abuse in South Carolina from the Charleston Post and Courier, seemed destined for Pulitzer Prize contention.


And on Monday, the seven-part series was honored with the nation’s most prestigious journalism prize, the Pulitzer for public service. Judges called the work “a riveting series that probed why South Carolina is among the deadliest states in the union for women and put the issue of what to do about it on the state’s agenda.”

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