The winners in the journalist categories, revealed by Pulitzer Administrator Sig Gissler, follow. In addition, the book "The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation" by longtime newspaper editors Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff won in the History category.
Once again, the "leaked" list of finalists compiled by E&P last month proved accurate (see list at end).
The journalism prizes: Public Service
The Wall Street Journal (staff) -- Backdating investmentsBreaking News
The Oregonian (staff) -- Lost Family in mountainsInvestigative Journalism
Birmingham News (Brett Blackledge) -- Cronyism and corruptionExplanatory Journalism
Los Angeles Times (Kenneth Weiss, Usha Lee McFarling, Rick Loomis) -- "Altered Oceans"Local Reporting
The Miami Herald (Debbie Cenziper) -- "House of Lies"National Reporting
The Boston Globe (Charlie Savage) -- Signing statementsInternational Reporting
The Wall Street Journal (staff) -- ChinaFeature Writing
The New York Times (Andrea Elliott) -- Immigrant trying to find wayCommentary
Cynthia Tucker -- Atlanta Journal ConstitutionCriticism
L.A. Weekly -- Jonathan Gold -- restaurant criticEditorial Writing
New York Daily News (board) -- Ground Zero workers healthEditorial Cartoonist
Walt Handelsman -- NewsdayBreaking News Photography
The Associated Press -- Oded Bality (Lone Jewish woman, West Bank)Feature Photography
Renee Byer, Sacramento Bee
1. The Wall Street Journal - Backdating investments
2. The Washington Post - Farm subsidies
3. Birmingham News - Community college corruption
1. The Oregonian - Lost Family
2. The Denver Post - Blizzards
3. Louisville Courier-Journal - Com Air plane crash
1. Hartford Courant - Mentally Ill soldiers
2. The Seattle Times - "Your Courts, Their Secrets"
3. The Seattle Times - "License to Harm"
1. Los Angeles Times - "Altered Oceans"
2. The New York Times - Diabetes
3. The Virginian-Pilot - Security firm
1. The Miami Herald - "House of Lies"
2. The Boston Globe - "Debtor's Hell"
3. The Sun of Baltimore
1. Chicago Tribune - Death penalty
2. The Oregonian - Charity investigation
3. The Boston Globe - Signing statements
1. The Wall Street Journal - China
2. Los Angeles Times - Iraq
3. The Washington Post - Lebanon
1. The Oregonian
2. The New York Times
3. St. Petersburg Times.
1. Joe Nocera - The New York Times
2. Cynthia Tucker - Atlanta Journal Constitution
3. Ruth Marcus - The Washington Post
1. Christopher Knight - Los Angeles Times
2. Mark Swed - Los Angeles Times
3. Jonathan Gold - LA Weekly
1. New York Daily News
2. Orlando Sentinel
3. The Washington Post
1. Walt Handelsman - Newsday
2. Nick Anderson - Houston Chronicle
3. Mike Thompson - Detroit Free Press
Breaking News Photography
1. Oded Balilty - Associated Press
2. The Associated Press Staff
3. Michael Bryant - The Philadelphia Inquirer
1. Renee C. Byer - Sacramento Bee
2. Mary F. Calvert - Washington Times
3. Gary Coronado - Palm Beach Post
By: Joe Strupp The 91st annual Pulitzer Prizes were announced at 3 p.m. Monday at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. The Birmingham (Ala.) News won for investigative reporting -- it had been a finalist in public service but was moved to investigative. The Wall Street Journal was the only newspaper to take home two awards.