The Pulitzer Prizes in journalism are thought-about the sector’s most prestigious honour within the United States.
The Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the humanities will be announced on Friday, recognising the very best work in a yr during which folks remoted themselves due to a lethal pandemic and took to the streets over racial injustice.
There have been few years in journalism like 2020, when practically every part that occurred was touched by COVID-19.
The announcement of the prizes itself was initially scheduled for April 19 however the Pulitzer Prize Board postponed it till June to give its 18 members an opportunity to debate the entries in individual, as an alternative of remotely.
Winners will be announced throughout a livestream that begins at 1 p.m.
This is the second such ceremony to be pushed again amid the pandemic. Last yr’s announcement was pushed again two weeks to give board members busy masking the pandemic extra time to consider the finalists.
The Pulitzer Prizes in journalism have been first awarded in 1917 and are thought-about the sector’s most prestigious honour within the United States.
The awards luncheon historically held at Columbia University in May is also postponed.