This year marked the first time since 2006 that LA Weekly didn't win a Pulitzer, effectively ending our current streak (at one).
UCLA professor of history Saul Friedlander won the Pulitzer for general nonfiction. He was interviewed by LA Weekly in November. Click here to read the article, “It Can't Happen Here (Again)” by Mark Ehrman.
The Washington Post took home the largest number of awards at six. Stories on the power of Vice-President Dick Cheney, the exposé on conditions at Walter Reed Medical Center, and reporting on private security contractors' role in the Iraq war were singled out for prizes.
And in case you want to relive the fun of Jonathan Gold winning the Pulitzer for criticism last year, click here.