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These 3 Photojournalists Receive the $30,000 Catchlight Grant

On April 25th, photojournalists Sarah Blesener, Brian Frank and Tomas van Houtryve were named the Inaugural Catchlight Fellows. Each will receive a $30,000 grant to pursue their work with one of three Catchlight Media Partners: Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, The Marshall Project, and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Meridith Kohut Wins Chris Hondros Award for Venezuela Coverage

Meridith Kohut, who has been documenting Venezuela’s downward spiral for The New York Times, has won the fifth annual Getty Images and Chris Hondros Fund Award. The award was created in honor of Mr. Hondros, who was killed in Libya in April 2011 along with the photographer and filmmaker Tim Hetherington.

Michael Christopher Brown, Artist’s Book Infinity Award

The project for which he receives the ICP Infinity Award—Libyan Sugar (2016)— explores ethical distance and the iconography of warfare while using a phone camera. A book on the series was released in 2016 by Twin Palms Publishers; a lm and a mixed media installation will complete the project

The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winners

The winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize were announced today — on the 170th birthday of Joseph Pulitzer — and though there were some surprises, the majority of the honors were bestowed on some of the year’s most talked about pieces of writing

Photography Pulitzers Recognize Aftermath of Violence Here and Abroad

Daniel Berehulak was awarded the Pulitzer Prize – his second – for breaking news photography for his coverage in the New York Times of the brutal antidrug campaign by President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines. E. Jason Wambsgans of the Chicago Tribune received the Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for a story that chronicled the recovery of a 10-year old boy who was the victim of a shooting.

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