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Indian journalists wins Pulitzer Prize 2020 in feature photography

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Indian journalists namely Dar Yasin, Mukhtar Khan and Channi Anand have been honoured with the 2020 Pulitzer Prize. These journalists have won the award in the field of feature photography. All the three journalists belongs to Associated Press. They have been awarded for the lockdown coverage.

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The Pulitzer announced that the Indian journalists have been awarded for the contested territory of Kashmir as India revoked its independence, executed through a communications blackout. The Pulitzer Prize is considered as the highest honour that United States-based journalists and organisations can receive.

Here is the complete list of winners:


S.No. Category Winner
1 Public Service Anchorage Daily News with contributions from ProPublica
2 Breaking News Reporting Staff of The Courier-Journal, Louisville, Ky.
3 Investigative Reporting Brian M. Rosenthal of The New York Times
4 Explanatory Reporting Staff of The Washington Post
5 Local Reporting Staff of The Baltimore Sun
6 National Reporting Dominic Gates, Steve Miletich, Mike Baker and Lewis Kamb of The Seattle Times and
T. Christian Miller, Megan Rose and Robert Faturechi of ProPublica
7 International Reporting Staff of The New York Times
8 Feature Writing Ben Taub of The New Yorker
9 Commentary Nikole Hannah-Jones of The New York Times
10 Criticism Christopher Knight of the Los Angeles Times
11 Editorial Writing Jeffery Gerritt of the Palestine (Tx.) Herald Press
12 Editorial Cartooning Barry Blitt, contributor, The New Yorker
13 Breaking News Photography Photography Staff of Reuters
14 Feature Photography Channi Anand, Mukhtar Khan and Dar Yasin of Associated Press
15 Audio Reporting Staff of This American Life with Molly O’Toole of the Los Angeles Times and Emily Green, freelancer, Vice News
16 Fiction The Nickel Boys, by Colson Whitehead (Doubleday)
17 Drama A Strange Loop, by Michael R. Jackson
18 History Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America, by W. Caleb McDaniel (Oxford University Press)
19 Biography Sontag: Her Life and Work, by Benjamin Moser (Ecco)
20 Poetry The Tradition, by Jericho Brown (Copper Canyon Press)
21 General Nonfiction The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America, by Greg Grandin (Metropolitan Books) and, The Undying: Pain, Vulnerability, Mortality, Medicine, Art, Time, Dreams, Data, Exhaustion, Cancer, and Care, by Anne Boyer (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
22 Music The Central Park Five, by Anthony Davis
23 Special Awards and Citations Ida B. Wells

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