The New York Times awarded the Pulitzer prize for his articles about Putin
The Pulitzer prize in international reporting was awarded to the newspaper The New York Times for a publication about Russian President Vladimir Putin. The decision to nominate the employees of The New York Times for a Pulitzer prize was taken in connection with the fact that their materials about Putin took first place in the list of important news.
About it as transfers TASS, announced in the School of journalism at Columbia University head of organizing Committee Michael pride.
Congratulations to the @nytimes staff! pic.twitter.com/4qrFXttGgx
— The Pulitzer Prizes (@PulitzerPrize) 10 APR 2017
“The international prize for journalism is awarded to employees of the newspaper the New York Times for determining the current agenda materials relating to efforts of Vladimir Putin for spreading Russian influence abroad”, — said the organizers.
However, as noted in the text of the statement in a rather critical manner is said about the methods allegedly used by the Russian authorities to achieve the objectives on the global stage.
Pride has told to the correspondent of the Russian news agencies that the decision to nominate the employees of The New York Times for a Pulitzer prize was taken in connection with the fact that their materials about Putin took first place in the list of important news last time. “This theme was the most important, and therefore we have paid special attention to it”, — he explained.
Pulitzer prize has been awarded since 1917. This year they awarded in 21 nominations. Now the prize has been increased from 10 to 15 thousand dollars.