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Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting


The Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting, awarded since 1991.

Natalie Angier New York Times, for her compelling and illuminating reports on a variety of scientific topics.
Deborah Blum Sacramento Bee, for her series, "The Monkey Wars," which explored the complex ethical and moral questions surrounding primate research.
Paul Ingrassia and Joseph B. White Wall Street Journal, for often exclusive coverage of General Motors' management turmoil.
Eric Freedman and Jim Mitzelfeld Detroit News, for dogged reporting that disclosed flagrant spending abuses at Michigan's House Fiscal Agency.
David Shribman Boston Globe, for his analytical reporting on Washington developments and the national scene.
Bob Keeler Newsday, for his detailed portrait of a progressive local Catholic parish and its parishioners.
Byron Acohido Seattle Times, for his coverage of the aerospace industry, notably an exhaustive investigation of rudder control problems on the Boeing 737, which contributed to new FAA requirements for major improvements.
Linda Greenhouse New York Times, for her consistently illuminating coverage of the United States Supreme Court.
Chuck Philips and Michael Hiltzik Los Angeles Times, for their stories on corruption in the entertainment industry, including a charity sham sponsored by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, illegal detoxification programs for wealthy celebrities, and a resurgence of radio payola.
George Dohrmann Saint Paul Pioneer Press, for his determined reporting, despite negative reader reaction, that revealed academic fraud in the men.s basketball program at the University of Minnesota.
David Cay Johnston New York Times, for his penetrating and enterprising reporting that exposed loopholes and inequities in the U.S. tax code, which was instrumental in bringing about reforms.
Gretchen Morgenson New York Times, for her trenchant and incisive Wall Street coverage.
Diana K. Sugg Baltimore Sun, for her absorbing, often poignant stories that illuminated complex medical issues through the lives of people.
Daniel Golden Wall Street Journal, for his compelling and meticulously documented stories on admission preferences given to the children of alumni and donors at American universities.

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