Posted by on April 15, 2019 6:54 pm
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Board acknowledged journalism ‘under relentless assault’ and gave rare posthumous citation to Aretha Franklin

The 2019 Pulitzer Prizes, rewarding journalism and cultural excellence, were handed out on Monday, with a special emphasis going to investigations involving Donald Trump and reporting on gun safety issues in the aftermath of mass shootings.

A rare, posthumous citation was made to Aretha Franklin “for her indelible contribution to American music and culture for more than five decades”.

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