Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina wins Pulitzer

Staff Writer
Columbus Monthly

NEW YORK (AP) — The Post and Courier of Charleston, South Carolina, has won the Pulitzer Prize in public service for a series on domestic abuse in the state.

The Seattle Times won the award in breaking news for its digital coverage of a mudslide in Washington State that killed 43 people, and the New York Times won 3 Pulitzers for investigative reporting, international reporting and photography.

The awards, American journalism's highest honor, were announced Monday.

The Pulitzers recognize various categories of reporting, photography and opinion writing, as well as editorial cartooning.

The prizes also honor drama, music and fiction and non-fiction books.