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2022 Pulitzer Prize

2022 awards in American journalism and other fields / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The 2022 Pulitzer Prizes were awarded by the Pulitzer Prize Board for work during the 2021 calendar year on May 9, 2022.[1] The awards highlighted coverage of major stories in the U.S. that year, including the January 6 United States Capitol attack, for which The Washington Post won the Public Service prize, considered the most prestigious award.[1] The New York Times received three awards, the most of any publication.[2] Insider received its first Pulitzer.[1]

The Editorial Cartooning prize was superseded in 2022 by the revamped category of Illustrated Reporting and Commentary. No winner was selected in the former category in 2021, which drew controversy.[3]