The New York Times and The New Yorker win 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service
The New York Times and The New Yorker have jointly won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service on April 16 for explosive reporting that brought down Harvey Weinstein and spawned a cultural watershed on the issue of sexual harassment. The prestigious prize was awarded to the Times team led by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey and New Yorker contributor Ronan Farrow, for reports that ruined the career of the Hollywood mogul and sparked movements such as #MeToo and Time’s Up. Apart from this, The Washington Post won the investigative reporting prize for revealing decades-old allegations of sexual misconduct against Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama. The New York Times also shared a second prize with The Washington Post for coverage of Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. Each winner will receive a certificate and a $15,000 cash award.
Topics: American journalism • American writers • Gerald Loeb Award winners for Investigative • Harvey Weinstein • Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse allegations • Jodi Kantor • Journalists • Me Too movement • Megan Twohey • Pulitzer Prize • Ronan Farrow