2008 Pulitzer Prize Winners
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PUBLIC SERVICE: The Washington Post for coverage of poor treatment of wounded veterans at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
BREAKING NEWS REPORTING: The Washington Post for coverage of Virginia Tech shooting rampage.
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING: The New York Times and Chicago Tribune for exposure of hazardous consumer products.
EXPLANATORY REPORTING: Amy Harmon, The New York Times, for coverage of dilemmas that accompany genetic testing.
LOCAL REPORTING: David Umhoefer, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, for his investigation of a local pension scandal.
NATIONAL REPORTING: Jo Becker and Barton Gellman, The Washington Post, for coverage of Vice President Dick Cheney's role in shaping national policy.
INTERNATIONAL REPORTING: Steve Fainaru, The Washington Post, for reports on private armies in Iraq.
FEATURE WRITING: Gene Weingarten, The Washington Post, for coverage of a virtuoso violinist's anonymous subway performance.
COMMENTARY: Steven Pearlstein, The Washington Post, on the spread of "loosey-goosey" lending.
CRITICISM: Mark Feeney, The Boston Globe, on the visual arts.
EDITORIAL CARTOONING: Michael Ramirez, Investor's Business Daily.