The 2005 Pulitzer Prize Winners

Breaking News Photography

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For a distinguished example of breaking news photography in black and white or color, which may consist of a photograph or photographs, a sequence or an album, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Associated Press Staff for its stunning series of photographs of bloody yearlong combat inside Iraqi cities.

Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents Associated Press photographers (left to right) Brennan Linsley, Muhammed Muheisen, Anja Niedringhaus, Murad Sezer, Jim MacMillan and Khalid Mohammed, with the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Photography.


Also nominated as finalists in this category were: Arko Datta of Reuters for his picture that captured a woman’s anguish in the aftermath of the Indian Ocean tsunami, and The Palm Beach Post Staff for its imaginative and panoramic coverage of hurricanes that struck Florida.